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

LETTER TO EDITOR: Simon Kirby MP responds

Simon Kirby MP for Kemptown & Peacehaven responds to Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty’s recent letter to the editor.
Posted On 28 Oct 2016

Greens fight to expose ‘secret’ NHS privatisation plan

Green Councillors have this week successfully required that plans to drastically cut spending and reduce levels of local NHS services, undergo better scrutiny.


Last Friday (October 21) parliamentary legislation that would have wiped clean the criminal records of thousands of gay men was defeated by the Conservative government.

Conservatives condemn Labour and Green parking scrooges

Conservative councillors are furious with their Labour and Green counterparts for voting down their proposal to offer residents and visitors to the city free parking over the...
Posted On 22 Oct 2016

Kemptown MP joins campaign to save lives

Today is European Restart a Heart Day. Every single year in the UK, 30,000 people suffer a sudden cardiac arrest. Sadly, just less than 1-in-10 survive.
Posted On 19 Oct 2016

Greens repeat call for halt to privatisation of learning disability accommodation

Greens say council plans to privatise learning disability accommodation could be unlawful. A report into Learning Disability Accommodation in Brighton and Hove has called into...

Labour campaign for education not segregation

Labour activists will hold a series of campaign events this Saturday, October 1, opposing the Government's plans to reintroduce selective education. Comprehensive schools...

Former Hove MP calls for electronic voting at local level

Former Hove and Portslade MP Ivor Caplin urges Labour Party NEC to ensure there is a new approach to democracy when the Brighton & Hove Labour party is reinstated.

Brighton Kemptown MP wears pink for Breast Cancer Now

Simon Kirby, MP for Brighton Kemptown & Peacehaven, dressed in Pink in Parliament yesterday to show support for women affected by breast cancer.
Posted On 10 Sep 2016