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Tony Janio

Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council

Conservative’s alternative budget for the people

What a week! This Thursday, Brighton and Hove City Council should have set the budget for the coming year, but as this article went to print, I didn’t know if the Labour, Green, or, as I hope, Conservative budget has set the tone for the next 12 months.

Politics
Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council

The Conservatives offer our city a bright future

Those of you too young to conjure up an image of Ernie Wise (a quick Google may help) will not find the next sentence as enlightening as it will be to those who treasure memories of ‘Eric and Ernie’ over Christmases long past. But it is now only 34 years, in 1985, that Ernie Wise made the first mobile telephone call in the UK: and haven’t we come a long way since!

Opinion
Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council

Recalling the horrors witnessed at Auschwitz

Not for the first time, a visit to Poland has triggered an article. Many years ago, whilst Poland was still within the awful grip of the Soviet Union, my biennial family visit to Poland allowed a visit to the mountains located in the South of the country.

Opinion
Cllr Tony Janio, leader of the Conservatives on Brighton and Hove City Council SUS-180215-140221001

‘Big’ government can lead to a loss of freedoms

Observing the Pride March this year in all its splendour from the top of a bus for first time (a dodgy knee prevented me from marching), as we approached Preston Park I was alerted by a fellow passenger that a group of youngsters, who had been happy to engage enthusiastically for a short while, recognised me and their fervour had waned. They clearly weren’t part of my natural fan base.

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