Green Councillors blog
Below are a collection of blogs published by the Green Group.
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In years to come, we may look back and realise that this was when everything changed – when the city sent a clear signal to its youth that it could no longer invest in their future. […]
BY CLLR PHÉLIM MAC CAFFERTY Local Councillors have seen a surge in contacts from residents this week, who are rightly very concerned about leaked government proposals to take decisions on fracking schemes out of the hands of local councils. I’d like to reassure all residents that we take these dangerous and undemocratic plans very seriously […]
BY CLLR PHÉLIM MAC CAFFERTY As we edge ever nearer to a final decision on Brighton & Hove City Council’s budget for the 2016/17 year, more information is coming to light every day as to how residents are likely to be affected. The outlook is bleak – huge chunks are being cut from vital services […]
BY CLLR PHÉLIM MAC CAFFERTY Brighton and Hove: Join us to wake up the Treasury! Saturday, 13 February, meet 10am at Brighton Station Wake up the Conservative government ministers to the cuts hitting Brighton and Hove and the reality of public sector cuts! Play a musical instrument, sing, blow a whistle, ring a bell or bang a drum […]
Investment in flood protection is just a sticking plaster for climate change, and one that will become increasingly expensive as environmental damage outstrips our capacity to mitigate it. What is needed is a comprehensive and holistic approach to tackling the causes of climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. […]