Politics Show with Ian Davey (Green; Hove), Simon Burgess (Labour; Brighton Kemptown), Henry Smith (Conservative; Crawley) and Norman Baker (Lib Dem; Lewes). Davey hesitant and not that impressive, particularly on drugs and alcohol. Simon Burgess quite assured. Henry Smith smooth. Norman Baker very competent. Only men on the panel. Big mistake by all 4 parties. Good question from MothersInc. Amusing observation that none of the panel are working mothers.
The SussexSquare (Geoffrey Bowden) asked question about Pride. Debate around tolerance. Simon says “Norman is right”, not quite “I agree with Norman”! Ian Davey got good plug in for Caroline Lucas at end of debate, but Caroline should have been there herself. A missed opportunity for Caroline, Nancy Platts and Charlotte Vere.
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