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Comment on Extraordinary Council Meeting

5th March 2019 | Comments Off on Comment on Extraordinary Council Meeting

Councillors in Brighton and Hove will meet later today to discuss a revision of the political balance of seats on the city council. [1] Last week, the defection of former Labour Councillor Anne Meadows to the Conservative Group was shortly followed by news that the former leader of the Labour Council, Warren Morgan, left the […]

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Local election crowdfunder launched

4th March 2019 | Comments Off on Local election crowdfunder launched

We love Brighton & Hove. The city we are proud to call home is friendly, openminded, and full of energy and creativity. But we know that our city has significant problems. After a decade of Tory cuts, and four years of a bitterly divided Labour Party running the council, Brighton & Hove is a city […]

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GREEN STATEMENT ON COUNCIL BUDGET

28th February 2019 | Comments Off on GREEN STATEMENT ON COUNCIL BUDGET

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Green budget proposals call for urgent action on climate change and city cleanliness, while challenging public service cuts

27th February 2019 | Comments Off on Green budget proposals call for urgent action on climate change and city cleanliness, while challenging public service cuts

Greens plan over £8m of investment in contrast to Tory cuts proposals and ‘lack of ideas’ from Labour Proposed changes to the Labour Council budget from the Greens could unlock millions of pounds to protect public services and boost climate change work, if accepted by a vote this Thursday. The 2019-2020 city budget put forward by the […]

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Raphael Hill to stand for Greens in Goldsmid ward

25th February 2019 | Comments Off on Raphael Hill to stand for Greens in Goldsmid ward

Raphael Hill will be joining Marianna Ebel and Steve Moses as the confirmed candidates for Goldsmid ward. Councillor Amanda Knight will be stepping down at the time of the council elections on Thursday 2 May. Raphael, who lives in Goldsmid ward, is a teacher of English as a Foreign Language and co-convenor of Brighton and Hove […]

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“This isn’t right” – Caroline responds to record-breaking winter temperature

25th February 2019 | Comments Off on “This isn’t right” – Caroline responds to record-breaking winter temperature

Responding to reports from the Met Office that temperatures today surpassed 20 degrees for the first time on record, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said: “I like spending an afternoon in the sunshine as much as anyone, but it’s impossible to shake the feeling that this isn’t right. After last year’s unprecedented global heatwave and […]

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Petition to support youth strikes launched by Young Greens

24th February 2019 | Comments Off on Petition to support youth strikes launched by Young Greens

Brighton and Hove Young Greens have launched a petition, calling on Brighton and Hove City Council to support the YouthStrikes4 Climate. The petition says: On Friday 15th February, young people from across Brighton & Hove took a bold move to ask for action on climate change. And on 15th March, we’re doing it again. Climate […]

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Green comment on defection of Anne Meadows to the Conservative Group

20th February 2019 | Comments Off on Green comment on defection of Anne Meadows to the Conservative Group

Convenor of the Green Group, Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty, has commented on the recent news that former Labour Councillor Anne Meadows has defected to the Conservative group. He said: “Just a few months since Anne Meadows stated live on TV that she would “not vote Labour in the next election” it is little surprise that […]

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Meet Green Lord Mayor Magic Magid in Brighton

16th February 2019 | Comments Off on Meet Green Lord Mayor Magic Magid in Brighton

Magid Magid, the Lord Mayor of Sheffield and Green Party Councillor, is joining us in Brighton on 27th February. On the 27th February ‘Magic Magid’ is heading south to share his amazing story from Somali refugee to the headline grabbing first citizen of Sheffield. His inaugural Mayors photo went viral, he made a bold, public stand against Donald […]

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Stand with young people speaking out on climate inaction, say Greens

14th February 2019 | Comments Off on Stand with young people speaking out on climate inaction, say Greens
youth climate strike brighton

Young people’s future at risk without urgent change Brighton and Hove Green Councillors have expressed their support for young people speaking out about climate change as part of a ‘youth strike for climate’ taking place on Friday, 15th February. Local school and university students are expected to join together in central Brighton as part of […]

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