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Labour workshop demands an end to sexual violence

To mark the life and work of the late MP Jo Cox, Bexhill and Battle Labour party hosted a lunch and afternoon workshop at the Emmanuel Centre in Battle.

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Conservatives must ‘learn from our mistakes’, says MP

Conservative MP Huw Merriman has said his party is ‘licking its wounds’ but will ‘learn from our mistakes’ following the fallout from last week’s General Election which saw Theresa May lose her Commons majority.

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Bexhill and Battle Labour Party hail ‘major breakthrough’

Members of the Bexhill and Battle Labour Party are celebrating a ‘major breakthrough’ in the area after almost doubling the vote in the General Election.

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Union at centre of Southern dispute calls for urgent meeting with ministers

A rail union at the centre of a dispute affecting Southern train services is calling for an urgent meeting with the reappointed Transport Secretary.

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East Sussex County Council has achieved 95 per cent superfast broadband coverage and is working on more

Tory broadband coverage promise ‘broken’ claim Lib Dems

A Tory promise of universal superfast broadband coverage for East Sussex has been ‘broken’, according to the Lib Dems.

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Hove's Peter Kyle and Brighton Kemptown's Lloyd Russell-Moyle celebrate Labour's election success in the city, with city council leader Warren Morgan

GENERAL ELECTION: Labour vote surges across Sussex

Labour’s share of the vote surged across Sussex with the party taking Brighton Kemptown easily from the Tories and running them close in a number of areas.

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VIDEO: Re-elected MP ‘privileged’ to represent Bexhill and Battle again

Newly re-elected Huw Merriman has paid tribute to his political rivals and said he feels ‘privileged’ to once again represent the Bexhill and Battle constituency.

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Nick Herbert, re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs

RESULT: Tories hold Arundel and South Downs

Conservative Nick Herbert has been re-elected as MP for Arundel and South Downs.

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BREAKING NEWS: Huw Merriman holds on to Bexhill and Battle seat

Huw Merriman has cruised to a landslide victory in the general election to keep hold of the Bexhill and Battle seat.

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Conservative hold

RESULT: Tories hold Bexhill and Battle

The Conservatives have held on to Bexhill and Battle.

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GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Bexhill and Battle

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Bexhill and Battle

More people have turned out to vote in the 2017 general election than two years ago.

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Will Tories hold on to Bexhill and Battle seat?

The polls have closed and counting is underway at the De La Warr Pavilion to find out who will be the next MP for Bexhill and Battle.

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Horses, tandem bikes and celebrities...who says polling day is boring?

From campaigning while riding a tandem bike to riding a horse to a polling station, election day in Sussex has provided plenty of laughs for candidates and party activists.

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LIVE: Sussex general election results

Polling stations have closed – and now it is time to count the votes.

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BREAKING: Exit polls predict hung Parliament

BBC’s exit poll has predicted a hung Parliament, with the Conservatives losing seats to other parties.

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General election June 8

Your guide to election night in Sussex

Back in 2015 the Tories swept to victory, securing a majority in the House of Commons under David Cameron. Will Theresa May manage to do the same?

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ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

ELECTION 2017: To sleep or not to sleep? Everything you need to know about #GE2017 election night

It’s going to be a long night as the UK goes to the polls for its snap 2017 general election.

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Sussex polling stations open for general election voting

Polling stations across Sussex have opened for general election voting this morning (Thursday June 8).

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ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

ELECTION 2017: How to get the most out of opinion polls without being led up the garden path

After the polling miss at the 2015 general election, many politicians and journalists loudly declared they would never trust polls again. Two years later, opinion polls have regularly been leading the election news. First they foresaw a Conservative landslide, including a resurgence in Scotland, and more recently they’ve pointed to a shock Labour fightback.

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Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

Labour may have won enough support in the South East to overtake the Conservatives, according to an exclusive nationwide survey of voting intentions.

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