03 July 2015
Green Councillors are leading a campaign to stop the Post Office on Western Road being closed in early 2016.
02 July 2015
A Green councillor has condemned the additional runway capacity which the Airports Commission is considering options for, including an extra runway at Gatwick, as a failure to address the big challenges facing us.
19 June 2015
Phélim Mac Cafferty: “Brighton & Hove Greens are proud to play our part in the movement against cuts and austerity. We are marching knowing that we are part of a national movement which is striking out against the great austerity lie and for a better and fairer society.”
18 June 2015
“The Leader of the Council was not able to give us a stronger reason than a spat with the Chief Executive to end her employment.” “This is a jaw-droppingly bad and unnecessary decision. It results from poor judgement by this administration and it will cost the council hundreds of thousands of pounds – money it can’t afford to squander.”
17 June 2015
Councillor David Gibson: “We should charge a ‘living rent’, or a regular council ‘social rent’, to ensure that it is within the means of most people on the housing waiting list. We are also calling on rents for new build properties to be linked to the cost of living and NOT to private sector “market” rents, which are continuing to soar in this city.”
13 June 2015
Cllr. Leo Littman: "I am delighted that Brighton and Hove is joining the growing band of British cities which are standing up for refugees and asylum seekers. Our city has a well-deserved reputation for offering sanctuary to those who, through no fault of their own, need it most"
11 June 2015
Green councillors have called on the Labour-run city council to continue the open and inclusive consultation process which they championed during the last four years.
09 June 2015
Cllr. Phélim Mac Cafferty: “Today in our city there is nowhere for the Police to lawfully send travellers which has predictably lead to more unauthorised encampments.This has resulted in unnecessary legal costs, confusion for the police and inconvenience to residents. There are obvious costs to community cohesion too.”
01 June 2015
Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty: “The Lewes Road scheme is innovative and forward-thinking. It was widely supported in one of the biggest and most in-depth consultations ever conducted in our city. It continues to be subject to extensive ongoing monitoring and by all measures, it’s been a success.”
29 May 2015
Caroline Lucas MP: “I sincerely hope that this fantastic project gets the funding required to expand. This scheme would help promote the further re-use of unwanted goods and materials.”