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A view of the Brighton & Hove local election as it unfolded….

05.05.19…..Nobody could call it in advance, though it was known there was a Green surge in two Brighton wards.  So many of us had expected a very low turnout, that, when it was announced by CEO Geoff Raw that it … Continue reading

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“A Plague on ALL Your Houses” – The Local Election

28.04.19…..Radio 4’s World at One coverage of the mood of the electorate, ahead of Thursday’s voting in the Local Elections, produced the comment I used to ruefully title this post.  The chaos of Westminster has poisoned the well of politics … Continue reading

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Mike Weatherley, MP for Hove, will not seek re-election in 2015

3 July 2014…..Not long into his term as MP for Hove, Mike Weatherley suddenly faced a battle with oesophagal cancer.  It was not public knowledge; he kept it to himself; he soldiered on through what must have been a very … Continue reading

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