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Brighton and Hove Green Party announces Zoë John as candidate for Hollingdean and Stanmer By-election

Brighton and Hove Green Party have today announced local resident  Zoë John as their candidate in the upcoming by-election in Hollingdean and Stanmer ward. Brighton and Hove City Council’s ruling party, have today confirmed their candidate for the upcoming by-election in Hollingdean and Stanmer ward. It follows the announcement of Labour Councillor Tracey Hill’s resignation. […]

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Greens secure backing for “a budget with recovery from crisis at its heart”

Brighton and Hove’s City Council has approved the ruling Green councillors’ budget for 2021-22 this evening (Thursday 25th February 2021). Brighton and Hove’s Green Council has approved its budget for 2021-22, featuring £27m investment into climate action, as well as new investments in equalities work, housing and homelessness and economic recovery. At the city’s budget […]

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Statement on Domestic Violence provision

“We are absolutely aware of and understand the concerns of our community regarding the future of domestic violence provision by local charity RISE. People feel passionately about the service RISE have been able to offer, and Green Councillors have been meeting with petitioners raising these issues. “The process of developing the latest domestic and sexual […]

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Green council pushes to allocate additional funding support to businesses struggling in pandemic

A Special meeting of Brighton and Hove’s Policy and Resources Committee (P&R) held today (Thursday February 4)  represents an important move to help the city’s business struggling due to the ongoing effects of Coronavirus, including the Taxi trade, and local nurseries, who have been hit particularly hard by the Covid pandemic. Green Councillors say it […]

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Council plans to consider wellbeing of current and future generations in decision making

Brighton and Hove City Council is set to follow in the footsteps of the Welsh Government in reviewing the impact of policy on future generations Councillors can do more to consider the impact local decisions are likely to have on future generations, Greens have said today, referring to the ‘Future Generations’ Act already adopted in […]

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Council set to consider ‘more proactive’ approach to reducing road casualties

Proposals introduced by Green councillors and Labour councillors mean the council will work to improve dangerous crossings before an incident occurs. Brighton and Hove City Council will today discuss plans to sign up to the ‘Road Danger Reduction Forum Charter’ to address the high numbers of people killed on Brighton and Hove’s roads each year. […]

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Greens share draft proposals for council’s budget with the city

Protecting core services, prevention and support for vulnerable prioritised after difficult year and impact of pandemic. Green Councillors have released draft proposals for the city council’s budget, ahead of a final decision on council spending plans taking place on 25th February. With the Covid-19 pandemic placing huge strain on residents in the city, and following […]

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Greens condemn government plan to criminalise rough sleepers under new immigration rules

Rough sleeping to become legal grounds for deportation in move that Greens say will discriminate and undermine efforts to support those at risk Green Councillors have slammed ‘discriminatory,’ rule changes that could see migrants deported if they become homeless, saying new rules will harm and undermine vital homelessness prevention work in the city. Changes to […]

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