More houses are on the agenda

The Government announced its new ambitious housing white paper ‘Fixing our broken housing market’ on 7 February with the Communities and Local Government Secretary, Sajid Javid, unveiling the plans to the House of Commons.

Response to Castledown and ARK Schools

Due to large quantities of correspondence on Castledown Primary School, Amber's response has been published below:


Thank you for contacting me about Castledown Primary School converting to an ARK academy.

Hastings Observer Column 3 February

Freedom of speech, freedom of worship, the rule of law and equal rights – these principles underpin how we live our lives and how we define our society, they enable us to celebrate diversity and come together as one.

MP Visits Local Jobcentre

Last Friday the Hastings and Rye MP, Amber Rudd, visited the local Jobcentre Plus on London Road, St. Leonards.

MP Visits Local Citizens Advice

Last Friday the Hastings and Rye MP, Amber Rudd, visited the Hastings branch of the Citizens Advice Bureau to meet with volunteers and staff at their workers meeting.

Hastings designated DfE ‘Opportunity Area’

Today the Education Secretary, Justine Greening, announced that Hastings will become an Opportunity Area, an initiative by the Department for Education, which has been extended to include another six areas totalling twelve across the country.