Politics

GE2019

As the General Election approaches, the hustings are bustling, sleigh-bells ring in the distance, and spectres of Christmas past, present and future loom long over the upcoming winter - the time has come to place a vote and elect a…
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GE2019: Sally-Ann Hart

The Magisterial Candidate The newly selected Conservative candidate for Hastings & Rye is chairman (sic) of Bexhill and Battle Conservative Association and has represented the ward of Eastern Rother (the parishes of Camber, East Guldeford, Iden, Peasmarsh, Playden and Rye…
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Chowney Appears In Perry’s Scope As The First Pre-Election Torpedoes Are Fired

In an article printed in Hastings in Focus, Hastings and Rye Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate, Nick Perry, cited indices where areas of Hastings are highlighted as suffering from deprivation. He stated, “The newly-released 2019 Index of Multiple Deprivation shows Hastings…
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The Space Between Us

By Patsy Solankski  Regarding Leave versus Remain, I don’t think that insulting someone’s IQ or calling them stupid helps one iota. A very clever, emotive and devious propaganda machine was used to separate this country, and it’s been extremely effective.…
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Ruddiculous

Amber Rudd quit the government late on a Saturday evening, in a dramatic and carefully choreographed move with an exclusive for the Sunday Times. Rudd said, “I no longer believe leaving with a deal is the Government’s main objective. “The…
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Indicative?

Perhaps ‘indicative’ was too strong a word to describe a series of votes taken by MPs to find an alternative Brexit strategy. After twice rejecting the government’s plan, MPs have failed to determine any alternative put to the house by…
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