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Hassocks and Hurstpierpoint Liberal Democrats

The Liberal Democrats in Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint and the surrounding villages exist to work and campaign for everyone in our local community.

This page will be kept up-to-date with our current campaigns, local stories and other items relating to Hassocks, Hurstpierpoint and the surrounding villages.

  • Nigel Cook
    Article: Mar 22, 2019

    The District Council elections are coming up on Thursday 2nd May. Here is our candidate Bolney:

    Nigel Cook

    For eleven years, Nigel has lived in Albourne which lies within Bolney ward. Before this he lived in Hassocks. Nigel is a solicitor, holds a Master of Business Administration, and still practises locally as a consultant. He is a strong believer in the values of community action and local democracy. In 2018 he became chairman of the local branch of the Liberal Democrats. Outside politics, Nigel is a keen sportsman and umpires in the Sussex Cricket Leagues.

  • Alison Bennett
    Article: Mar 22, 2019

    The District Council elections are coming up on Thursday 2nd May. Here are our candidates for Hurstpierpoint & Downs:

    Alison Bennett

    Alison grew up in Gloucestershire and then went to Cambridge University where she studied Social and Political Sciences. She worked in aviation, energy and financial services before moving to Hurstpierpoint with her young family in 2012. In November, Alison was selected to be the Liberal Democrat candidate at the next general election for Arundel and South Downs. Away from politics, Alison has helped with local football and drama clubs, and enjoys running on the South Downs.

  • Councillor Sue Hatton
    Article: Mar 14, 2019

    The District Council elections are coming up on Thursday 2nd May. Here are our candidates for Hassocks:

    Councillor Sue Hatton

    Sue was a district councillor for eight years until 2015, and was re-elected in 2017. Since then she has been the only non-Conservative on Mid Sussex District Council. Of the fifty-four councillors, she was the only person to vote against the plans for the 500 houses at Clayton Mills North. Sue has lived in Hassocks for over forty years. Sue continues with her work as a Parish Councillor and as a governor of both Windmills Junior School and Downlands Community School.

  • Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG
    Article: Jan 25, 2019
    By Alison Bennett, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Arundel and South Downs

    Research published by the BBC has revealed that patients of the Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG have the second worst access to a GP in England. In Horsham and Mid Sussex CCG, there is one GP for every 2,977 patients, whilst in the area with the best cover, one GP serves 1,200 patients. (The average is one GP for 1,734 patients). The only area worse off than ours is Swale in Kent, with one GP for 3,300 patients.

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