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Mid Sussex ‘stands alongside people of Manchester’

Mid Sussex ‘stands alongside the people of Manchester’ after last night’s attack, the council’s chairman has said.

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County council chairman Lionel Barnard

County chairman: ‘Heartfelt sympathies’ to families of Manchester victims

West Sussex County Council’s chairman has shared a message of support to the families of the victims of last night’s attack in Manchester.

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Southern strike suspended after Manchester attack

Southern staff have suspended a planned rail strike in light of last night’s attack in Manchester.

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Sussex election campaigning suspended after Manchester attack

General election campaigning in Sussex has been suspended today in response to the Manchester attack.

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Who should I vote for?

Who should I vote for?

With less than two weeks until the General Election it’s about time you decided you will get your vote.

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Have you registered?

Sussex voters reminded - less than three days left to register

There are just three days left to register to vote for the 2017 General Election.

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Emily Thornberry

ELECTION 2017 ROUND-UP: Polls predict ‘bluewash’ as Emily Thornberry turns airwaves blue

The election machines have well and truly kicked into gear, so who’s had a good week, and who’s had a bad week on the campaign trail?

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Get out there and vote on June 8

Survey suggests possible voting trends across South East

The Conservatives’ plans to recruit 10,000 more mental health workers has found favour among voters in the south east.

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Southern train drivers’ dispute reignited by overtime ban

A dispute between rail bosses and Southern train drivers has been reignited with a ban on overtime working from June 4.

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ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

ELECTION 2017: Labour quizzed on costing of manifesto promises

Labour’s election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promises costing billions of pounds.

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BREAKING NEWS: Southern staff to strike again

Southern staff will hold yet another strike as a trade union dispute enters its second year.

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Brighton station. Photo by Eddie Mitchell

Labour’s election manifesto includes second Brighton Mainline

Building a second rail line between Brighton and London has been included in Labour’s general election manifesto.

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New West Sussex County Councillors outside County Hall, Chichester, after May 2017 elections (photo submitted).

New faces in council’s cabinet after reshuffle

Two female councillors have been promoted to the county council’s cabinet after this month’s elections.

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Transport secretary Chris Grayling revealed the plans at a meeting with Conservative candidates Caroline Ansell and Maria Caulfield on Monday (May 15).

New A27 survey branded a 'waste of money'

A £3m public survey into a building a new A27 has been branded as a 'waste of money' by transport campaigners.

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ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

ELECTION 2017 - Fact Check: are fewer people switching gas or electricity company?

“We wanted to see more competition. We wanted to see more people able to switch between energy users [sic], that, over the last three or four years has not happened. This is a market that is not working perfectly and therefore we are intervening to make markets work better.”

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ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

ELECTION 2017: Daily election diary

It was a good day for Theresa May whose reported row with Philip Hammond was completely overshadowed by Labour’s leaked manifesto.

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ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

ELECTION 2017: Every election, politicians ignore England – here’s why

Simon Lee is senior lecturer in politics at University of Hull.

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Survey indicates possible voting trends across the South East

Survey indicates possible voting trends across the South East

Both the Labour and Conservative vote may be set to go up in the South East as support for UKIP drops, according to an exclusive nationwide survey of voting intentions.

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ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

ELECTION 2017: Theresa May supports return of fox hunting

The Tories will renew a pledge to hold a free vote on overturning the ban on fox hunting, Theresa May told voters last night.

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