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Keith Taylor Weekly Update

30th November 2018 | Comments Off on Keith Taylor Weekly Update

30 November 2018 Green MEP calls for ‘reflection and action’ on Trans Day of Remembrance Keith Taylor MEP has joined Greens across the South East in speaking out against anti-trans violence on the Trans Day of Remembrance 2018. The Transgender Day of Remembrance, also known as the International Transgender Day of Remembrance, has been observed […]

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Greens force Labour to end failed outsourcing experiment

28th November 2018 | Comments Off on Greens force Labour to end failed outsourcing experiment

28 November 2018 Set up a council-run litter enforcement service for the city, say Greens  Brighton and Hove could soon have a council-run litter enforcement service after pressure from Green Councillors led the Labour Council to u-turn on outsourcing to private company 3GS. Greens raised repeated concerns about Labour’s management of the litter contract with […]

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Brighton & Hove Green Party Calls for Women to Stand as Councillors

20th November 2018 | Comments Off on Brighton & Hove Green Party Calls for Women to Stand as Councillors

20 November 2018 To commemorate the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to stand as MPs, we’re renewing our call for women to stand in next May’s council election. Wednesday 21 November is #AskHerToStand day, where womens’ organisations are calling for women to put themselves forward in elections. [1] It celebrates the anniversairy of […]

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Greens stand in solidarity with community marking Trans Day of Remembrance

16th November 2018 | Comments Off on Greens stand in solidarity with community marking Trans Day of Remembrance

16 November 2018 Greens stand in solidarity with community marking Trans Day of Remembrance Brighton and Hove Greens have spoken out against anti-trans violence ahead of a vigil marking Trans Day of Remembrance (TDOR) this weekend. A community vigil honouring the memory of all those who have died as a result of anti-transgender violence will take […]

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Keith Taylor MEP for the South East Weekly Update

9th November 2018 | Comments Off on Keith Taylor MEP for the South East Weekly Update

9 November 2018 UPDATE: PM fails to show at Maidenhead Brexit public meeting with Femi Oluwole and Green MEP [Theresa May’s office replies] Theresa May chose not to answer questions from her constituents in Maidenhead on Thursday night [1 November] at a ‘Brexit: Listening’ meeting at St Piran’s school. The Maidenhead MP was invited to […]

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Brighton station GP walk-in centre given 6-month reprieve

3rd November 2018 | Comments Off on Brighton station GP walk-in centre given 6-month reprieve

3 November 2018 Proposals to close the Brighton Station walk-in centre in March have been put on hold for a further six months. A Council report has revealed that the walk-in centre will be funded until September 2019, while commissioners of the service ‘will not implement any significant changes until public engagement is complete.’ [1] […]

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Greens push down cost of rent on new council home

18th October 2018 | Comments Off on Greens push down cost of rent on new council home

18 October 2018 27.5% living wage rent agreed after Green proposal The Council will now offer the lowest, most affordable rents yet on a council home planned for the ‘New Homes for Neighbourhoods Scheme’ thanks to a Green proposal. A ‘living  rent’ – or rent calculated as a percentage of household income – was agreed at a […]

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Brighton and Hove Green Group of Councillors Statement on adoption of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition and examples

17th October 2018 | Comments Off on Brighton and Hove Green Group of Councillors Statement on adoption of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition and examples

17 October 2018 Brighton and Hove Green Group of Councillors Statement on adoption of International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition and examples The Green Group of Councillors stand together against the scourge of anti-Semitism, and tools that help counter anti-Semitism are welcome.  Figures from the Home Office this week reveal anti-Jewish hate crimes are on […]

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Labour Council has overseen failure of City Clean and broken pledge on bins say Greens

16th October 2018 | Comments Off on Labour Council has overseen failure of City Clean and broken pledge on bins say Greens

16 October 2018 Residents could wait two years before seeing any improvements to City Clean service, according to report Labour has broken its contract with residents over bin collections, Green Councillors have said. At a meeting of the Environment, Transport and Sustainability Committee on Tuesday (October 9th) Councillors heard a review of plans to improve […]

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Renewed push for a say on Brexit deal as 1,399 residents sign People’s Vote petition coming to Council

16th October 2018 | Comments Off on Renewed push for a say on Brexit deal as 1,399 residents sign People’s Vote petition coming to Council

16 October 2018   Popular Green Party petition will be heard by all parties and triggers Council debate Thousands of Brighton and Hove residents have signed a petition calling for a ‘People’s Vote’ on any Brexit deal. The petition, started by Green Party Councillor Pete West, states: “The government and parliament were given a mandate to […]

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