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Speak out for anti-Brexit Brighton and Hove

15 January 2019 Speak out for anti-Brexit Brighton and Hove Labour Party leadership: support a People’s Vote, Greens urge The Labour Council must speak out against a damaging Brexit deal for the city and back a People’s Vote, Greens have said this week. Council reports have revealed that Brighton and Hove faces a local funding […]

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

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 negotiate a Brexit […]

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Councils mired by cuts cannot bear a Brexit double whammy

We have every right to be anxious about the impact of Brexit on our Council and its services, writes Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty following a speech on the People’s Vote Just this week further details of the Brexit mess have been unveiled: The National Audit Office has slammed government departments for their inadequate planning for […]

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Brexit: What it truly means to 'Let the People Decide.'

Brighton and Hove City Council has become the first to support a Green proposal for a public say on the terms of any Brexit deal (a so-called ‘Ratification referendum’). Green Councillor Leo Littman questions whether a ‘hard Brexit’ really is ‘the will of the people.’  — Who said: “In a 52-48 Referendum this would be […]

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Greens demand answers on what Brexit will mean for Brighton and Hove – and call for ratification referendum

18 December 2017   Local Green Councillors will this week demand a ratification referendum on Brexit as part of proposals seeking greater clarification on the impact any ‘Brexit deal’ will have on Brighton and Hove.   Proposals being put to a meeting of Full Council this Thursday 14th December from the Greens will ask the Council […]

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Green success as local Council formally backs call for Brexit ‘final deal’ referendum

15 December 2017 Brighton and Hove City Council becomes first in country to vote in support of ratification referendum Brighton and Hove city Council has become the first in the UK to endorse a call for a referendum to ratify any final deal on Brexit after a proposal from the Green Group of Councillors received […]

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Greens call on Council to maintain workers’ rights and environment post-Brexit

Green councillors have submitted a motion to the next meeting of Brighton and Hove City Council on Thursday, requesting that the council maintain existing protections for workers and the environment in the event of the UK leaving the EU. Greens say while they respect the outcome of the referendum nationally, steps should be taken that […]

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BLOG: Stand together

  “I was at the count for the referendum in the Corn Exchange and walked out of it early on Friday morning with a very sad feeling. I moved here from Ireland and have lived and worked in this country for more than half of my adult life and it really felt that this was […]

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