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Green Councillors blog

Below are a collection of blogs published by the Green Group.

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Greens unite against fracking – A high price for an empty promise

By hannahclare | 4th February 2016 | Comments Off on Greens unite against fracking – A high price for an empty promise

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 […]

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The local Labour enforcers of a callous Tory government

By hannahclare | 1st February 2016 | Comments Off on The local Labour enforcers of a callous Tory government

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 […]

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It’s time to wake up the treasury

By hannahclare | 28th January 2016 | Comments Off on It’s time to wake up the treasury

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 […]

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The environment isn't just another service to cut

By hannahclare | 21st January 2016 | Comments Off on The environment isn't just another service to cut

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. […]

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