Constituency News

There is a lot going on in Brighton Kemptown constituency ! After all, it runs from the Palace Pier through Kemptown all the way along the coast to Peacehaven, and also includes Moulsecoomb, Queens Park, Whitehawk, Woodingdean. Ovingdean, Rottingdean, Saltdean and Telscombe.

Brighton & Hove Council Budget Crisis

I was protesting last week outside the Council meeting calling for no cuts

Brighton & Hove Council failed to set a Budget at its meeting last Thursday.

What happens next is extremely important for politics in the City over the next few years. It brings to a head the different political strategies of the main political parties.

Labour needs to come off the fence and decide: is it a radical party opposed to Government cuts and in favour of local people having a say, or does it side with the Tories and cuts to public services?

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Listening in Kemptown

My campaign team and I were out and about in Kemptown today, listening to people’s concerns and issues. There was deep hostility to the Government from almost everyone we met. And many were supportive of the Greens, especially Caroline Lucas MP. People were glad to meet me as the Green Party candidate for Kemptown in […]

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Defend the NHS campaign

I have just been to a brilliant 64th birthday party event for the NHS here in Brighton. With the Tories increasingly dismantling the NHS and opening it up to privatisation, it’s essential that people wake up to the danger of losing the NHS. I asked Laurel, from Brighton & Hove Women Against the Cuts, to […]

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More government cuts to local services in Kemptown constituency

The Government has announced (http://bbc.in/16P9Ffw) cuts of another 10% in the money going to councils to provide vital local services like education, social services and housing. The cuts are part of its misguided austerity drive – forcing the rest of us to pay for the economic crisis caused by the bankers who fund the Tory […]

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