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It is time to achieve some form of cross party involvement


Living in a location like Sussex we currently have 16 Constituencies. Of these 16 locations at one time all 16 were Conservative dominated. Today there are three constituencies that are not Conservative controlled. In Brighton and Hove we have 3 … Continue reading

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Is now the time for certain political parties to be radical?


The challenge if the Conservatives had not won the election would have been for parties such as SNP, Liberal Democrats, Green and Labour to work together to come up with an alternative way of leading the nation. It would have … Continue reading

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One way to achieve national unity is through proportional representation


The political profile of most of our nation has changed rather dramatically since last Thursday and many residents here in Sussex are now feeling very concerned about it as it will clearly have a significant impact on us all, irrespective … Continue reading

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Is it possible to reform Sussex Parliamentary representation?


As the results for Sussex emerged from our votes on Thursday, those of us who are deeply frustrated with such an unequal form of election results clearly want to find a solution so that in the future, the people voting … Continue reading

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A great result from a radical democratic strategy


The approach that lies behind the blog I wrote yesterday explaining that I would have voted for Jane Dodds if I lived in the Brecon and Radnorshire constituency and that my view is that smaller political parties need to adopt … Continue reading

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The vital but inadequate actions today


Its rather frustrating that what should be a very inspiring vote today is deeply mitigated because the electoral process has been controlled by people who want you and I to vote for their party as a bloc and not to … Continue reading

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How can we call for a different outcome?


The high profile leaders of the Cabinet based #ChuckChequers campaign spent last night eating pizza and coming up with a series of plans to ensure that we as are a nation are denied a soft Brexit. Meanwhile my MEP Nigel … Continue reading

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Political leadership we don’t need


One of the deeply anti-democratic elements of the system that elects British MEPs is that the those who are on the top of the list of parties that have widespread support are guaranteed (or have been guaranteed) that they will … Continue reading

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Policing and Politics


When the coalition Government introduced the Police and Crime Commissioner post, many people in policing were concerned that the involvement of Party Politics in the Governance of Policing would cause problems. The extent to which Independent candidates were elected in … Continue reading

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Disorganised administration?


The idea that a major political party can operate without effective administration is completely risible. The way in which modern political parties operate and the amount of money they spend from the public purse, let alone from powerful donors to … Continue reading

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