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Labour administration and Green opposition agree to work together to tackle key issues affecting the city

21st May 2019 | Comments Off on Labour administration and Green opposition agree to work together to tackle key issues affecting the city

Both parties announce a new approach to managing local government in Brighton and HoveAn annual meeting of the council on Wednesday 22nd May will see the Labour Party form the administration of the council and the Greens form the official opposition, with Councillor Nancy Platts as Leader of the Council and Councillor Mac Cafferty Convenor of […]

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Greens stand shoulder to shoulder with LGBT community on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia

16th May 2019 | Comments Off on Greens stand shoulder to shoulder with LGBT community on International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia & Transphobia

Green Convenor to also join march for equal marriage in Belfast, Northern Ireland Green Councillors will tomorrow mark the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) calling for renewed efforts to stamp out hate in the UK and abroad. As part of an event organised outside Jubilee Library, Greens will join volunteers of the […]

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New Green leadership team unveil pledge to the city

12th May 2019 | Comments Off on New Green leadership team unveil pledge to the city

The new convenorship team of the Green Group on Brighton and Hove City council has today revealed their pledge to the city, following the local election results. Councillor for Brunswick & Adelaide Phélim Mac Cafferty has been re-elected as Convenor for a fifth term, having led the Green Party through their growth to 19 councillors […]

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Greens honour city’s suffragette history

9th May 2019 | Comments Off on Greens honour city’s suffragette history

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Post-Election Statement

6th May 2019 | Comments Off on Post-Election Statement

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Brighton & Hove votes for positive change as Greens become official opposition

4th May 2019 | Comments Off on Brighton & Hove votes for positive change as Greens become official opposition

Brighton & Hove Green Party is celebrating significant gains in Brighton & Hove, against a backdrop of big wins for Greens across the country. The Greens are now the official opposition in the city and have taken votes from both the Labour and Conservative parties, sweeping the board in several wards such as Withdean, Preston […]

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Brighton and Hove Greens launch easy-read version of manifesto ahead of accessibility hustings

15th April 2019 | Comments Off on Brighton and Hove Greens launch easy-read version of manifesto ahead of accessibility hustings

An easy read version of the Brighton and Hove Green Party manifesto has been produced ahead of SpeakOut’s ‘We are the Being Heard in Government Group (BHIG Group)’ accessible hustings this week. The manifesto, designed for people with learning difficulties in line with Easy on the I guidelines, is now available online. Green Party Councillor […]

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Brighton & Hove Green Party Our policy proposals, May 2019

10th April 2019 | Comments Off on Brighton & Hove Green Party Our policy proposals, May 2019

This document is supplementary to our published local election manifesto. It sets out at greater length and in greater depth many of the measures that we would hope to implement as a Green administration for Brighton & Hove. Read the full policy proposals here […]

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Greens raise concerns as proposals to consider evictions, homelessness and climate emergency pulled at last minute

28th March 2019 | Comments Off on Greens raise concerns as proposals to consider evictions, homelessness and climate emergency pulled at last minute

Purdah must not be used to stifle debate and avoid controversial discussions, say Greens  Green Councillors have raised concerns over the use of pre-election guidance known as ‘purdah’ after key proposals around homelessness and climate change were pulled from the agenda of a planned council meeting today. Usual procedure grants political groups the opportunity to […]

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Greens raise concerns over weak Labour response to impending disability service closure

27th March 2019 | Comments Off on Greens raise concerns over weak Labour response to impending disability service closure

Local disability advice service at risk of closure after health partners pull funding Brighton and Hove charity Possability People may be forced to close the only specialist disability advice centre in the city after local health authorities announced a sudden cut in funding for the service. The decision, which has provoked widespread condemnation from local […]

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