Lynn-Ora Knott and Ben Simmonds selected as Green Party candidates for Kemptown ward in May 2023 local elections
Brighton and Hove Green Party has selected Lynn-Ora Knott and Ben Simmonds as its two candidates for Kemptown ward in the upcoming local council elections in May 2023. The Green Party candidates will focus on supporting residents, championing the voice of marginalised groups within their community and will work with the people of Kemptown to find local solutions to the cost of living crisis.
Lynn-Ora Knott said
“I am so pleased to have been chosen to be a candidate for the Green Party in Kemptown ward for the 2023 local elections. I’m passionate about finding Green solutions to social and environmental issues, which we badly need now.
“I’ve lived in the heart of Kemptown for many years, I volunteer regularly with special needs groups, and I’m in tune with the needs of local people. I believe that the diversity of Kemptown is its strength, the people of Kemptown need a place to turn for help, to have a voice that champions their needs and assists LGBT people to maintain their rights.”
Ben Simmonds said
“I am proud to have been selected by the Green Party to represent Kemptown’s many people and varied opinions in the 2023 local elections. The Green Party is the only party creating sensible policies on equality, inclusion, and sustainable life on our planet.
“I work as a sustainable buildings consultant, and I am passionate about creating affordable, Green solutions for housing, industry, and the environment.”
Kemptown is a new ward created by the independent review carried out by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England. It will come into for the local elections in May 2023 and is comprised of sections of the current Queen’s Park, East Brighton, and Rottingdean Coastal wards.