Yesterday morning, I attended a meeting of the Brighton & Hove Older Persons Council (OPC). It is now under threat of closure due to the Council’s budget crisis, with officers proposing it be replaced by a non-elected “consultative” committee.Read More →
I have been outside Brighton Town Hall with the Save Our Deans campaigners this afternoon lobbying councillors on the Meadow Vale development. Very impressed with the turnout on a wet & windy afternoon. Good motion being put to the Council about the Government’s National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) by Green Councillors – and I have […]Read More →
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?Read More →