Tag Archives: West Sussex County Council

Two Sussex MPs take part in Black Lives Matter debate


Monday is a great day to reflect on what MPs and Councillors have done in the previous week as well as to call for them to work together to improve our situations in the future. It is of course much … Continue reading

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Let Sussex Businesses enjoy Sussex Day and have a good future


Over the last few weeks I have spoken to several people who run local businesses in Sussex that would benefit enormously if we could persuade local residents and just as importantly the range of Sussex Public Sector agencies to secure … Continue reading

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A Sussex MP who strongly supports SEND pupils and carers


A few weeks ago there was a very good statement made by Sally-Ann Hart, the MP for Hastings and Rye on the theme of how to support SEND pupils. There was a particular focus on Hastings and East Sussex as … Continue reading

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Smith and Rees-Mogg – don’t ignore your own actions


Last Thursday during business of the House, Henry Smith MP and Jacob Rees-Mogg Leader of the House of Commons spent a few minutes in what is a very high profile public place, setting out these criticisms of what they consider … Continue reading

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Two broken Parliamentary barriers and a Sussex challenge


It seems as though in the last week our Government has broken through at least two barriers which have not improved their credibility or our nations leadership. Sadly, there are also a range of issues that many of us would … Continue reading

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Sussex needs to become more bike friendly


This campaign partly organised by Chris who is a friend of mine is a classic case of the planning and transport departments needing to understand what the future will be like for many people. To destroy a crossing of the … Continue reading

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A deeply concerning headline


The news that West Sussex Fire and Rescue and East Sussex Fire and Rescue who between them spent huge sums on combining their control centre have just fallen out is bad news for all Sussex residents. The early indications are … Continue reading

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A Mayor for Sussex and Surrey?


At a time when Brighton & Hove Council is once again threatening the budget for youth provision in our city, and coming several years after West Sussex took a similar approach, it is encouraging to read that the Mayor of … Continue reading

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We need accountable Councils


During November two charities whose focus is on the needs of trafficked children and reuniting families produced an important report called “Heading back to Harm”. The report encompassed the whole of the United Kingdom and it sought to assess how … Continue reading

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The referendum we all deserve


As Politicians line up to appear on our TV screens to explain how we should vote on 23rd June to satisfy their view of the world or at least of Europe, there are other decisions being taken about parts of our nation which … Continue reading

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