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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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General election count at Horntye Park, Hastings.
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Amber Rudd remains Home Secretary in cabinet reshuffle

Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd has held on to her position as Home Secretary in the Prime Minister’s cabinet reshuffle.

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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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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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General election count at Horntye Park, Hastings.
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Peter Chowney reacts to ‘frustrating but incredibly good result’

Peter Chowney has reacted to a ‘frustrating but incredibly good result’ after losing out in the battle for the Hastings and Rye seat by 346 votes.

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Election count at Horntye Park

PICTURES: Hastings and Rye election count

Here's a gallery of pictures taken at the election count, which took place at Horntye Park sports complex.
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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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BREAKING NEWS: Amber Rudd holds on to Hastings and Rye seat

Amber Rudd has narrowly kept hold of her seat for Hastings and Rye in the general election 2017.

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Hastings and Rye MP Amber Rudd re-elected

RESULT: Amber Rudd narrowly holds on to Hastings and Rye

Conservative Home Secretary Amber Rudd has been re-elected in Hastings and Rye narrowly beating off the Labour challenge.

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Full recount called for Hastings and Rye

A full recount has been called for Hastings and Rye.

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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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RESULT: Tories hold Bexhill and Battle

The Conservatives have held on to Bexhill and Battle.

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PETER CHOWNEY: “It’s been a really good campaign”

Labour’s Parliamentary candidate Peter Chowney says it’s been ‘a really good campaign’ as he awaits the results of this year’s general election.

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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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Amber Rudd ‘hopeful but not complacent’

Tory Amber Rudd said she is ‘hopeful but not complacent’ after she arrived to the Hastings and Rye election count.

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GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Hastings and Rye

GENERAL ELECTION 2017: Improved turnout in Hastings and Rye

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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