Politics

Politics

Southern talks with union to resume next week

Talks between Southern bosses and union officials aimed at ending a dispute affected train services are set to resume next week.

Politics 2
Huw Merriman MP and Justine Greening, Education Secretary SUS-170425-154441001

MP sits down with Education Secretary to discuss funding

Huw Merriman MP held talks with the Secretary of State for Education, Justine Greening, on Monday to discuss the funding levels for local schools and early years providers.

Education
Huw Merriman MP

Political figures at the ready after election is announced

The announcement came as a surprise to many – but political figures of all parties in East Sussex are ready for a snap general election.

Politics 1
SUS-160712-111231001

Union protest outside Parliament to mark year since start of Southern dispute

A rail union is set to protest outside Parliament to mark one year since the start of strikes on the Southern network.

Politics 4
Are you registered to vote?

Are you registered to vote?

With the snap election set for June 8, it is important for you to make sure you are able to exercise your right to vote.

Politics 4
Ballot box

Theresa May calls snap general election

Sussex voters are set to head to the polls in June as Prime Minister Theresa May has announced a snap general election.

Politics 38
SUS-160712-111231001

More talks called a year into Southern dispute

Talks to end a dispute between rail bosses and Southern staff have been called for later this month, almost a year since the first strike action was held.

Politics 3
Rother District Council is currently consulting on Bexhill's political future SUS-160623-112311001

More than 900 people have say in Bexhill governance review

The first phase of a consultation into the future governance of Bexhill has closed, with more than 900 people having shared their views.

News
County Hall Lewes, East Sussex County Council HQ SUS-150925-134850001

Rother county council election candidates revealed

The candidates looking to become East Sussex county councillors for Rother have been revealed.

Politics
Southern train PPP-160519-120213001

Southern train drivers reject second union deal

Southern train drivers have rejected a second deal negotiated by union leaders with rail bosses.

Politics 7
Just days left to register to vote

Just days left to register to vote

Residents in East Sussex are being urged not to miss out on the chance to take part in next month’s county council elections.

News
Fiona Banners new installation Buoys Boys flying from the De La Warr Pavilion. SUS-160925-080547001

Last chance to have a say on Bexhill governance

Residents have just days left to have their say on how Bexhill is governed.

News
SUS-160512-163913001

Bexhill and Battle MP pays tribute to Westminster terror victims

MP Huw Merriman has paid tribute to the victims of Wednesday’s terror attack at Westminster.

News
The aftermath of Wednesday's attack in Westminster (photo by SWNS.com)

Sussex remembers victims of terrorist attack in Westminster

Tributes to the victims of a terrorist attack in Westminster have been paid by communities and politicians across Sussex.

Politics 2
Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs caught up in Westminster lockdown after ‘terrorist attack’

Sussex MPs have been caught up in a lockdown of Westminster following a suspected terrorist attack.

Politics 1
Southern train PPP-160519-120213001

Southern season ticket holders paid £10m compensation

Southern season ticket holders have received a total of £10m in compensation after repeated delays to trains.

Politics
Pubs

East Sussex pubs in line for welcome tax relief

The vast majority of pubs in East Sussex are in line for welcome tax relief following the Chancellor’s Spring Budget.

Politics 1
Southern train PPP-160519-120213001

Southern agrees to talks if union suspends strike

Southern bosses have agreed to talks to end a dispute with staff if the RMT union calls off strike action planned for early April.

Politics 1
Southern train PPP-160519-120213001

BREAKING NEWS: Southern staff call fresh strike

Southern staff have called fresh strike action over the introduction of driver-only operation.

Politics 1
Load more