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“Now the Government must act for Moulsecoomb too” Greens say, following judicial review judgement on academy orders

The Government has today lost a judicial review case from a primary school in the West Midlands which had received a forced academy order. Green Councillors have today urged the Government once again to revoke Moulsecoomb Primary School’s academy order. It follows a judicial review from Yew Tree Primary School in the West Midlands, which […]

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Brighton & Hove communities awarded ‘Freedom of the City’ for help amid Covid-19 pandemic

Year-round thank you scheme launched to share stories, and highlight contributions during health crisis ‘for generations to come,’ The honour of ‘Freedom of the City’ of Brighton & Hove has been awarded by the Green council to ‘all those who helped during the pandemic,’  kick-starting a programme of recognition of city residents that will run […]

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Greens secure council backing to push government for fair pay for school and public sector workers

Trade Union pay increase campaign for local government and schools workforce must be funded by government A campaign for fair pay for council and school staff has received council backing, after a proposal from Green councillors to lobby government to fund a pay award was accepted today. Greens urged all councillors to back the campaign […]

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Greens lead the call for local authorities to have representation at COP26

  LGA to call on Government for “adequate representation” for local authorities at COP26 Motion at General Assembly proposed by Councillor Phelim MacCafferty, Green Party leader of Brighton and Hove City Council Councillor PhelimMac Cafferty said: “It’s essential that local councils have a seat at the table in Glasgow for COP26” The leader of Brighton […]

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“We want you to stay” say Greens as EU Settled Status deadline looms

we want you to stay say greens as EU settled status deadline looms

EU citizens and citizens from Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and Switzerland, and their family members have just a few days remaining to apply for the EU Settlement Scheme, granting them the right to stay after Brexit.  Greens have today urged Brighton & Hove’s EU citizens to apply to stay in the city, as the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) closes for applications on […]

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Council ups estimate of cost for Moulsecoomb Primary academisation

New figures show that the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary will cost council over £300,000 Figures released this week show the academisation of Moulsecoomb Primary will cost Brighton and Hove City Council over £300,000. Previously released figures showed this cost to be at least £209,000, therefore presenting a £108,000 increase. In a report going to the […]

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More support needed for children as government plan to address loss of learning falls short of the mark

Local action continues as government plan fails to tackle impact of pandemic on education and disadvantage Greens have raised the need for continued support to disadvantaged pupils in the city, criticising ‘inadequate’ government proposals to help children catch up on lost learning during the pandemic. It follows an announcement last week that the government plans […]

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Let’s work together to achieve positive change for our city, says Green Council on World Environment Day

World Environment Day

Green Councillors are today celebrating World Environment Day with a call to action for the community to get involved Greens have today reaffirmed commitments to work together with community, businesses, schools and other local organisations to help lower emissions by 2030, asking people across the city to contribute to help tackle climate change. Everyone can […]

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