27 May 2015
Cllr Pete West, Green spokesperson on Environment, Transport & Sustainability: “We welcome Labour’s change of heart to go ahead, after all, with this vital scheme, rather than suspend it, as they threatened a week ago. As a single joined up park, Valley Gardens will offer a fantastic enlarged green space, in the heart of the city, for everyone to enjoy.”
22 May 2015
Green Group convenor, Phélim Mac Cafferty: “Our new team of councillors offer a rich mix of experience and fresh energy which will be a great asset to the Council and the city alike.”
16 May 2015
Phélim Mac Cafferty: “We’ve made incredible progress in this city and in this country, which makes a day of celebration like this so important.”
13 May 2015
The new team to lead the Greens in opposition on Brighton & Hove City Council has been announced. Councillor Phélim MacCafferty has been elected as Convenor of the group. Councillor Alexandra Phillips has been elected as Deputy for External Relations. Councillors Lizzie Deane and Louisa Greenbaum have been elected to job-share the role of Deputy for Internal Relations.
11 May 2015
Councillor Pete West: “We successfully secured £14 million of external funds, from the Local Enterprise Partnership, to deliver this important project. Labour’s proposal to scupper this would not only mean the loss of this opportunity but risk the Brighton & Hove’s reputation with funders as a reliable and ‘can-do’ city."
10 May 2015
Phélim MacCafferty: “The national political picture looks very bleak but Greens in Brighton and Hove can still make a difference to the people who elected us. We’ll work hard over the next four years to bring together everyone in the city who are determined to challenge austerity, safeguard services and protect those most at risk from this Tory Government.”
08 May 2015
Caroline: “I couldn’t be more proud to be an MP of this wonderful city. I’m completely honoured to be able to represent it again. “But there’s not a moment to lose - the urgency of a strong, clear Green voice in Parliament has never been greater.”
06 May 2015
The Green Party has 54 candidates standing in every constituency in Brighton & Hove. Here are a few of the newer faces who could make a difference to our city.
05 May 2015
Polls, pundits and bookies indicate a lead for Caroline Lucas in Brighton Pavilion. There is only one candidate who is guaranteed to stop the Conservatives, and that is Caroline Lucas.
01 May 2015
Cllr Jason Kitcat: "In a time when more and more people feel separated from politicians and struggle to believe anything we have to say, it’s a key achievement for our party that we have been true to our word."