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.

Winter clothes for refugees in Iraq

I have been privileged to be involved in a small way in a brilliant project based in Brighton dedicated to sending over second hand winter clothes to refugees in Iraq.

It is a simple idea, as all the best ones are: whatever your views on Iraq (and I have made clear my opposition to the recent bombing for example), everyone agrees that the many thousands of refugees within Iraq desperately need help with appropriate clothing before the onset of the harsh winter.

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Press Release on Green Spaces & Wildlife at Risk

The Green Parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown, Davy Jones, has sounded a warning about how lax planning controls are paving the way for the gradual disappearance of green spaces and wild life habitats, especially on the urban fringe.

Mr Jones is calling for a tightening of national planning legislation

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NHS Workers Strike

For the first time for 20 years, NHS workers took strike action today. After years of austerity where their real wages have declined by 15%, NHS workers finally ran out of patience. I can never recall such widespread public support for a strike ! There must have been literally hundreds of people who tooted their car horns in support as they passed.

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