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Greens march with Trans Pride to call for end to trans hate crime, following 43% rise in city

trans pride brighton

A recent report to the Council revealed trans hate crimes on the rise in Brighton & Hove. Members of Brighton & Hove Green Party are due to join the Trans Pride March in Brighton on Saturday 20th July which starts at The Marlborough at 11.30am. Promoting equality and celebrating gender diversity, Trans Pride Brighton is […]

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Parking perks for councillors maintained by Labour and Conservative Councillors

Time to set a positive example for the city and encourage public transport use, say Greens Proposals that Councillors fully fund their own car parking passes have been rejected by Labour and Conservative Councillors today. Greens had called on the council to abolish free parking for councillors in Norton Road and the Lanes as part […]

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Council urged to bypass profit-making water companies and make bid to supply its own water

Option to buy water ‘direct’ from supplier cuts out water companies and their profit margins, say Greens A plan for the council to cut out water companies and buy water directly from the supplier could drive down costs and benefit the environment, Greens have said.  As part of a proposal going to Policy, Resources and […]

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Our response to GMB announcements

Greens Brighton Bin Strike

A Green Councillor Spokesperson said: “Greens are deeply concerned for the city’s residents, following the announcement of strike action by the GMB Trade Union against the Council’s Labour Party Leadership. Residents stand to be severely affected by any disruption to our essential waste services. “It is now clear that there has been a breakdown in […]

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Greens celebrate council commitment to support refugees into employment

Green call for council to address barriers in recruitment for refugee community receives cross party backing All parties on Brighton and Hove City Council have today agreed to do more to support refugees into council employment, thanks to a proposal from the Greens. Refugees settled in the U.K are encouraged by the government to find […]

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Greens welcome Labour u-turn on community group funding plan that caused ‘unnecessary anxiety’ over jobs and services

Labour proposals to ‘pause’ funding programme disregarded concerns of city’s charity and community groups, say Greens A Labour proposal to ‘pause’ a planned roll-out of a funding programme for the city’s community groups has been dropped following pressure from opposition parties. Green Councillor Steph Powell had challenged Labour’s proposals at a meeting of the council’s […]

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Greens keep pressure on Regional Schools Commissioner after news of continued academisation plans

‘What they’re trying to do here to our wonderful teachers and terrific head is disgusting.’ Greens have vowed to ‘keep up the pressure,’ against the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary School after it emerged that officials responsible for the decision are still pressing ahead with the plans. News of a meeting between council officers and the […]

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