Tag Archives: Sussex

Local Skills Improvement Trailblazer for Sussex


Yesterday in the House of Lords, a Government Minister who I happen to have worked with on several occasions made a statement that was part of a debate on amendment 8 as part of the Skills and Post-16 Education Bill. … Continue reading

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An appalling statement from the Chichester MP


If this is genuinely what Gillian Keegan has said the whole of Chichester should be feeling very unhappy along with the rest of Sussex. Although there are certainly many people are not supportive of the text on a non official … Continue reading

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Which party will benefit from the 17th Sussex Constituency?


As their website explains, the proposed 2023 Review of Parliamentary constituencies by The Boundary Commission for England which has been published today is set out with a number of increased locations in the South East. As this map demonstrates there … Continue reading

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MPs & Councils, please work together to improve public transport


A couple of weeks ago in Parliament just before they closed down for Easter there was a debate on the subject of “National Bus Strategy: England” and although the debate was focused on the whole of England, it became clear … Continue reading

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Sussex MPs must get together – for a proportional approach


On a number of occasions in this blog and even in my Argus Column I have written that Sussex MPs need to work together, alongside the leaders of Councils and indeed the people who manage our community settings and beyond … Continue reading

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We need some additional impact assessments Greg


A few days ago on the 20th November, three written questions that had been asked by a Sussex based MP raised an interesting response from Greg Hands who is the Minister of State for the Department of International Trade and … Continue reading

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COVID-19 demonstrates how local areas need more power


Ever since Parliament closed down 10 days ago a number of issues have arisen that suggests that our Government is not capable of dealing with the challenges that our nation and our local communities are facing. Of course given that … Continue reading

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Group of MPs could use technology to communicate with Sussex constituents


Over the last few days a number of matters have arisen that require more clarity for many of us to understand the way forward for our nation or for us in both regional and local settings. In a usual context … Continue reading

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UKIP and Brexit seem to lack a strategic campaign


Looking at the results for the 2017 General Election for the Kent, Surrey and Sussex constituencies it would appear as though UKIP and Brexit are determined to ignore the most successful results and let down a large number of their … Continue reading

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Farage and Banks want personal publicity rather than electoral credibility


It was always questionable if the Brexit Party stood any prospect of winning a Parliamentary seat next month, given the challenge for all small parties to do so. Thankfully we face the prospect of an increase in Green, Plaid Cymru … Continue reading

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