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Brighton & Hove’s new Green leader’s first speech in full

On July 23, the Green Party took control of Brighton & Hove City Council. This followed two Labour councillors resigning from their party, making the Greens the largest group on…
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Funding a Green New Deal for Brighton and Hove

Image Credit: Creative Commons: Brighton Pavillion This week, Brighton and Hove councillors meet to debate and vote on the city’s budget. Our city faces three challenges in this budget: a…
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Brighton and Hove still has a way to come to being the perfect LGBTIQA+ city

On a Friday afternoon at the end of January, I sat with nine other councillors for Trans Awareness Training. It was delivered by the brilliant The Clare Project, a small…
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Why the Greens aren’t standing down in Brighton Kemptown

In 2017, I was selected as the Green Party Candidate for Brighton Kemptown, having previously stood for election in 2015. But as a local party, we then made the decision…
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The Brighton school fighting tooth and nail against becoming an academy

Image credit: Alex Sallons At a much-loved school, in the heart of a tight-knit community, in a northern suburb of Brighton, parents are furious and their children are upset. Teaching…
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Green New Deals and new Green leaders – UK Green news round up week 25

Magid Magid and Alex Phillips set out how a Green New Deal could beat the far right Image credit: YouTube screengrab The Green New Deal is all the rage right…
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The next generation: New Young Green councillors talk positive politics

Image credit: Young Greens The 2019 local elections were a landmark for the Greens. The party more than doubled its seats and broke into 50 new councils, prompting a green…
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Green Party local election preview: South East

Local elections are right around the corner. Thousands of new councillors are set to enter local government in England and the north of Ireland. Nearly 200 Greens are currently elected…
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“No more business as usual”: Green councillors press for action to follow climate emergency declarations

Creative Commons: Takver Green councillors and environmental activists are pressing for action following the passing of climate emergency motions at over 20 local authorities and counting. While the declarations state…
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Why the Green Party must reach out to all corners of Britain

Map of the UK, from the Frack Off film Doreen's Story. At the moment, the majority of Green councillors on principal authorities, as well as the only Green MP, Caroline…
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