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BREXIT - THE WAY FORWARD

House of Commons has spoken and the Government will listen. People, particularly EU citizens who have made their home here and UK citizens living in the EU, deserve clarity about what the House does support. 

So the Prime Minister has set out how we intend to proceed:

WEALDEN CREMATORIUM'S COMPLETION

Wealden’s Chairman Councillor Chris Hardy laid the final stone in Wealden’s new Crematorium at a ceremony to mark the completion of the building’s structure.

COUNTY'S FUNDING CRUX

COUNCIL leaders in the county will meet next week to discuss proposals for service changes and funding across East Sussex next year, in the context of uncertainty and a difficult financial outlook over the next three years.

"WELL DONE", WEALDEN PRIMARY SCHOOLS

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has written to primary schools across Wealden to congratulate them for achieving increases from last year in the proportion of pupils achieving the expected standard in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage Two.

CELEBRATING SUSSEX VICTIM SUPPORT

On Monday, the 14th January, the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne will be launching a week-long photographic exhibition at the Jubilee Library in Brighton to celebrate locally-funded victim support services. Here she talks about the project.

COLD-CALLING BAN WELCOMED

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed the news that the Government have banned cold-calling in relation to pensions. Pensions are most people’s largest financial asset, making them an attractive target for fraudsters. The majority of pensions’ fraud has a single source: cold-calling.

NHS LONG-TERM PLAN WELCOMED IN WEALDEN

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed the launch of a long term plan for the NHS by the Prime Minister. The publication of the plan follows the announcement last year that the NHS would receive £20.5 billion extra by 2023-24.

NEW WASTE AND CLEANSING TEAM

A new waste, recycling, street and beach cleaning contract will start in Hastings, Rother and Wealden from the end of June this year. 

NEW RAILCARD FOR YOUNG PEOPLE WELCOMED

Wealden MP Nus Ghani has welcomed the introduction of a new railcard for 16 and 17 year olds. The new “16 & 17 Railcard” will give young people 50 per cent off train tickets, halving rail fares for 1.2 million young people.

POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER'S UPDATE

Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne, with an update on funding and much more ...

The first tranche of Community Safety Funding for 2019 is now open and I am inviting organisations across Sussex to bid for up to £5,000 each to help keep Sussex safe.