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Greens select nine LGBT candidates for Brighton and Hove City Council elections

  LGBT Voice will be heard: (l to r) candidates Phelim Mac Cafferty, Mike Jones,  Stephen Watson and Steph Powell. Steph is contesting Queen’s Park ward with Geoffrey Bowden (not pictured). Phelim Mac Cafferty, Chair of National LGBT Greens commented: “I’m delighted that the Green Party has selected nine LGBT candidates to fight for the Green […]

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Greens welcome moves towards same-sex marriage but disappointed by limitations

  Green elected representatives in Brighton and Hove say the recent announcement to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples is another step in the march for equality but are disappointed by the limitations. With debate continuing after the recent announcement by the Government that legislation will come forward to offer same-sex couples the same status […]

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Goldsmid, Hove, candidates hit the campaign trail

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk Hitting the campaign trail:  Rob, Alex and Ruth SIGN PETITIONS on Goldsmid area junior school places and Hove Station footbridge here Well-known, campaigning Green councillor Alex Phillips will be joined by a science teacher and a mother with young children as Green party candidates for the three-member Goldsmid ward, Hove, in the local […]

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Two candidates offer double benefit for Brunswick & Adelaide

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk The Green Party has selected complementary candidates Phelim Mac Cafferty and Ollie Sykes to stand in the two seat Brunswick and Adelaide Ward in Hove at the city council elections in May this year. Ollie is an environmental scientist with professional expertise in sustainable and greener living. Phelim is a committed campaigner […]

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Leading Greens join students on city march against cuts

  Brighton MP Caroline Lucas (left) and councillors joined students on march against cuts in Hove. Brighton’s Green politicians were out on the city streets today (Tuesday 30 November) for a demonstration organised by local students in opposition to the Government’s proposed cuts to education funding. Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, said: “Our students […]

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Lucas calls for shake-up of UK Parliament

  Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, has published a report outlining her vision for a more efficient, cost-effective and user-friendly Parliament. The report, entitled The Case For Parliamentary Reform, shines a light on some of the most archaic procedures and processes of the House of Commons – and outline the urgent need for reform through […]

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