Former out Lib Dem MP selected to stand for West of England Metro Mayor

Stephen Williams, the former MP for Bristol West, is to contest the West of England Metro Mayor election for the party. Mr Williams, a former Vice President of LGBT+ Lib Dems,...

Sussex University and Black Rock development to benefit from Government funding

Brighton is to receive part of the £66.06m Coast to Capital funding as part of the Growth Deal programme. This round of Growth Deals was announced at Budget this year, Local...
Posted On 02 Feb 2017

Greens angry at Labour ‘U-turn’ on council tax rise

At a full meeting of Brighton & Hove City Council on Thursday, January 26, questions were raised by the Green Group as to why the Labour Council leadership were seeking to...

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...