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Greens' fresh start election broadcast 2011

15th April 2011 | Comments Off on Greens' fresh start election broadcast 2011

  Video: Caroline Lucas explains why a Green vote matters on Thursday 5 May in Brighton and Hove.   For more information please contact the Brighton and Hove Green Party office on 01273 766 670.   […]

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Cuts where they're needed, not where they hurt – Caroline's message on cuts

28th March 2011 | Comments Off on Cuts where they're needed, not where they hurt – Caroline's message on cuts

  In this video Caroline Lucas, Green Party leader and MP for Brighton Pavilion, talks about where spending cuts shouldn’t fall – on libraries, the NHS and jobs, and where cuts should be made – Trident, tax avoidance, and bankers’ bonuses.   For more information please contact Brighton and Hove Green Party Office on 01273 […]

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Greens select nine LGBT candidates for Brighton and Hove City Council elections

11th February 2011 | Comments Off on Greens select nine LGBT candidates for Brighton and Hove City Council elections

  LGBT Voice will be heard: (l to r) candidates Phelim Mac Cafferty, Mike Jones,  Stephen Watson and Steph Powell. Steph is contesting Queen’s Park ward with Geoffrey Bowden (not pictured). Phelim Mac Cafferty, Chair of National LGBT Greens commented: “I’m delighted that the Green Party has selected nine LGBT candidates to fight for the Green […]

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Union officer debates future of youth careers services

9th February 2011 | Comments Off on Union officer debates future of youth careers services

  Career opportunities under threat: Caroline Lucas and Steph Powell A Unison trade union officer for the Connexions youth careers service and Green Party candidate in the May local elections was part of a team that took part in a debate with MPs in Westminster on the future of youth careers services. Steph Powell, one […]

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Greens welcome moves towards same-sex marriage but disappointed by limitations

5th February 2011 | Comments Off on Greens welcome moves towards same-sex marriage but disappointed by limitations

  Green elected representatives in Brighton and Hove say the recent announcement to extend marriage rights to same-sex couples is another step in the march for equality but are disappointed by the limitations. With debate continuing after the recent announcement by the Government that legislation will come forward to offer same-sex couples the same status […]

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Goldsmid, Hove, candidates hit the campaign trail

27th January 2011 | Comments Off on Goldsmid, Hove, candidates hit the campaign trail

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk Hitting the campaign trail:  Rob, Alex and Ruth SIGN PETITIONS on Goldsmid area junior school places and Hove Station footbridge here Well-known, campaigning Green councillor Alex Phillips will be joined by a science teacher and a mother with young children as Green party candidates for the three-member Goldsmid ward, Hove, in the local […]

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Two candidates offer double benefit for Brunswick & Adelaide

13th January 2011 | Comments Off on Two candidates offer double benefit for Brunswick & Adelaide

  Photo credit:  www.stevegeorgephotography.co.uk The Green Party has selected complementary candidates Phelim Mac Cafferty and Ollie Sykes to stand in the two seat Brunswick and Adelaide Ward in Hove at the city council elections in May this year. Ollie is an environmental scientist with professional expertise in sustainable and greener living. Phelim is a committed campaigner […]

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Leading Greens join students on city march against cuts

30th November 2010 | Comments Off on Leading Greens join students on city march against cuts

  Brighton MP Caroline Lucas (left) and councillors joined students on march against cuts in Hove. Brighton’s Green politicians were out on the city streets today (Tuesday 30 November) for a demonstration organised by local students in opposition to the Government’s proposed cuts to education funding. Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, said: “Our students […]

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Let's halve undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton

29th November 2010 | Comments Off on Let's halve undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton

  In a statement to appear on the National Aids Trust (NAT) website for World AIDS Day, 1 December, Leader of the Green Party and MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas talks of her ambition to halve the undetected HIV diagnoses in Brighton Pavilion by 2015: “The figures from the Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) that […]

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Lucas calls for shake-up of UK Parliament

26th November 2010 | Comments Off on Lucas calls for shake-up of UK Parliament

  Caroline Lucas, MP for Brighton Pavilion, has published a report outlining her vision for a more efficient, cost-effective and user-friendly Parliament. The report, entitled The Case For Parliamentary Reform, shines a light on some of the most archaic procedures and processes of the House of Commons – and outline the urgent need for reform through […]

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