BLOG: The false economy of cuts to our children and families

08 February 2016

At next week’s meeting of the Policy and Resources committee, we will see the final budget proposals from the Labour council in Brighton and Hove, which look set to propose unprecedented cuts to services for children and young people.

Labour say consultation on libraries will "have to adapt" to budget decisions

05 February 2016

Green Councillors are using National Libraries Day on Saturday 6th February to highlight what it claims are “highly damaging” proposals by the Labour council to cut library services in the city.

Greens invite Labour council to join their protest at the Treasury

05 February 2016

Green councillors joined hundreds of residents, campaigners, council staff and trade unions from Brighton and Hove at the weekend to protest against the £68m cuts proposed by the Labour Council over the next four years.

BLOG: Greens unite against fracking – A high price for an empty promise

04 February 2016

Brighton and Hove residents are rightly concerned about leaked government proposals to take decisions on fracking schemes away from local councils. Green councillors take these dangerous and undemocratic plans very seriously and are determined to present a unified, robust response at both local and national level.

BLOG: The local Labour enforcers of a callous Tory government

01 February 2016

Information is coming to light every day as to how residents are likely to be affected by huge chunks being cut from vital services in Brighton & Hove City Council’s budget for 2016/17.

Green councillors condemn "inhumane and divisive" immigration bill

28 January 2016

Green councillors in Brighton and Hove City Council are this week calling on the Council to publicly oppose the Immigration Bill currently being debated in Parliament. The Green motion will be discussed at the Council meeting this Thursday at Brighton Town Hall.

Brighton & Hove Greens call for alcohol tax revenues to pay for alcohol-related policing

25 January 2016

Green Councillors on Brighton & Hove City Council are urging central government devolve a proportion of alcohol tax receipts to local and police authorities, to bring about a simpler alternative to the Late Night Levy.

Greens express bitter disappointment over council withdrawal from Stonewall index

25 January 2016

Greens have voiced their disappointment with the Labour Council’s decision not to join the Stonewall Equality index this year.

Greens win freeze on charges for low emissions vehicles

22 January 2016

Following a meeting of the Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee this week, Greens secured an amendment which will see charges for car club vehicles and low emissions vehicle parking permits frozen for the next year.

Greens hail small victory for residents parking scheme

21 January 2016

Green councillors this week commended residents in the Fiveways area for their outstanding work campaigning for a controlled parking scheme, which secured a commitment from the Labour-led council to reconsider their decision to exclude the area from parking measures.

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