Council backs Green proposal to make empty buildings shelters for the homeless

A Green Group motion calling for all empty council buildings to be made available for use as homeless shelters was unanimously supported at a meeting of Brighton and Hove full...

Brighton Council leader calls for passenger voice in rail services

Brighton and Hove City Council Leader Warren Morgan calls for a new body to give residents and commuters a say in who runs their rail services. This new body, Rail South would...

Greens fight to preserve council’s social housing stock progresses

The Green Group of Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council have secured a success at the Council’s Housing Committee that may avoid the sale and loss of Brighton’s...

Brighton Kemptown MP visits Sussex University’s ’12 Women in Academia Exhibition’

Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven visits Sussex University’s 12 Women in Academia Exhibition in the House of Commons.
Posted On 21 Jan 2017

Brighton Kemptown MP signs Holocaust Educational Trust Book of Commitment

Earlier this week Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven signed the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Book of Commitment at Westminter. In doing so he pledged his...
Posted On 19 Jan 2017

Greens support Youth Service campaigners protest

Green Group of Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council support campaigners fighting to save the city’s voluntary and community youth services from being cut.

Government refuse Green request for money to build new homes in Brighton

Housing Minister rejects request by Brighton and Hove Green Councillors’ for funds to build new homes. Green Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council are disappointed with...

Brighton Kemptown MP meets PCC to discuss local policing issues

Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven meets with the Sussex Police and Crime Commissioner, Katy Bourne to discuss local policing and issues raised by local residents.
Posted On 11 Dec 2016

Labour says ‘Autumn Statement’ a missed opportunity

Labour’s Health and Wellbeing Lead for the City, Cllr Dan Yates, has branded the Autumn Statement ‘a missed opportunity’ after the Chancellor’s public finances statement...

Brighton & Hove Lib Dems select candidates ahead of possible early General Election

Brighton & Hove Liberal Democrats announce their three prospective parliamentary candidates (PPCs) for the city in the event of an early general election being called by the...

New Scottish Parliament Group will consider LGBTI+ equality issues

MSPs from four different parties are proposing a Scottish Parliament Cross-Party Group (CPG) on LGBTI+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex) issues. The Parliament’s...

Bill to reduce homelessness receives cross party support

Homelessness Reduction Bill wins unanimous support from MPs across all political parties. The private member’s bill, which places duties on councils to prevent homelessness,...
Posted On 02 Nov 2016