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Defiant LIB DEMS seek democratic mandate to overturn ‘Brexit’ decision

Gary Hart June 30, 2016

LIB DEM leader Tim Farron’s pledge that the party “will fight the next election on a clear promise to restore Britain’s prosperity and role in the world, with the United Kingdom in the European Union” is welcomed by Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats.

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Arts

Calls for an ‘Open Discussion’ on the future of Brighton Hippodrome

James Ledward February 5, 2015

Brighton Lib Dems welcome the call for an “open discussion” on the future of the Brighton Hippodrome theatre following the collapse of plans to convert the historic building into a cinema.
THE Brighton Hippodrome has been an entertainment venue since 1897, acting at different times as a musical hall, ice rink, circus, vaudeville theatre, and has hosted shows by legendary artists such as the Beatles and the Rolling Stones. It has been empty since 2007, when it was used as a bingo hall.

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News

Lib Dems choose Parliamentary Candidate for Hove and Portslade

James Ledward February 4, 2015

Brighton and Hove Liberal Democrats have chosen Peter Lambell as their candidate for the parliamentary constituency of Hove and Portslade.
Peter has a particular interest in education and is Vice-Chair of Governors at a school for children with severe learning difficulties.
He is a former Surrey County Councillor, where he won his seat from the Conservatives in 2009. He was a member of the Council’s Education Select Committee and was opposition spokesperson for Education.

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General News

Lewes MP call for “radical change” to UK drugs policy

James Ledward November 3, 2014

Home Office Minister, Norman Baker MP, for Lewes calls for a radical change in the UK’s drugs law. His call follows the Government publishing a major report on drugs policies around the world. The report finds that tough criminal sentences for drug users makes no difference to the rates of drug use.

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