By: Caroline Penn - 05 April 2014 - Comments Off

The Labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council proposed a successful motion at full council to ban residents from accessing payday loan websites via council computers. Councillor Chaun Wilson called on the council to block access to websites like [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 03 April 2014 - Comments Off

The Home Sweet Home campaign’s mission is to clean-up the rental market in the city and fight for a fairer deal for tenants. The campaign affects students as much as anyone so the Home Sweet Home team has taken the [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 27 March 2014 - Comments Off

Labour are asking why there is still no decision from the Government on funding the redevelopment of the Royal Sussex County NHS Hospital, two years after planning permission was granted and two years after a cross-party council motion calling for [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 15 March 2014 - Comments Off

Former Albion Chief Executive Martin Perry will be standing for Labour at next year’s city council elections. Welcoming Martin Perry’s decision to be a Labour council candidate, local Labour leader Cllr Warren Morgan said: “I’m delighted that Martin Perry is [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 15 March 2014 - Comments Off

South Portslade councillor and Labour’s spokesperson on the Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee, Alan Robins, blogs about why allotments matter to residents, and how they contribute to our city. As an allotment holder for many years, I was delighted to see [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 05 March 2014 - Comments Off

Leader of the Labour and Co-operative Group on Brighton and Hove City Council, Warren Morgan commenting after the budget was agreed today said: This is a victory for common sense and the right decision for the city. We have set [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 04 March 2014 - Comments Off

A Brighton resident will be one of Labour’s candidates for the European parliamentary elections on May 22nd 2014. Tracey Hill, who lives on Hollingdean Terrace, will be on the list of candidates for the ten seats in the south east [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 02 March 2014 - Comments Off

Nancy Platts, Labour’s Parliamentary Candidate for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven will be joining NHS staff at their protest over pay cuts outside the Royal Sussex County Hospital at 11am on Monday 3rd March. The protest is to highlight the proposal [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 28 February 2014 - Comments Off

Councillor Chaun Wilson spoke in favour of the Labour and Co-Operative Party amendment at last nights budget council meeting – to protect funding for Pride in the city from proposed cuts by the Green Party. Thank you madam mayor I [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 24 February 2014 - Comments Off

Labour will block the £5 a month council tax rise and reverse several of the cuts to services planned by the Greens in their Budget, it is revealed today. Labour Leader Councillor Warren Morgan said: “The Green Budget is a [...]