By: Caroline Penn - 19 February 2014 - Comments Off

Labour is asking Green MP Caroline Lucas to get her councillors to stop their infighting for the good of the city. Leader of the Labour Group on the city council Cllr Warren Morgan said: “It is time Caroline Lucas said [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 14 February 2014 - Comments Off

Rethink needed on plans to axe 80 East Sussex firefighters say Labour’s Parliamentary candidates Purna Sen (Brighton Pavilion), Peter Kyle (Hove and Portslade), Nancy Platts (Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven) and Sarah Owen ( Hastings and Rye). Moves to cut 80 [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 14 February 2014 - Comments Off

Zak the Zebra, mascot of road safety charity Brake, galloped into South Portslade for St Peter’s School road safety day today. Councillors Les Hamilton and Alan Robins were there to help – as was Deputy Leader of the Labour Group, [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 12 February 2014 - Comments Off

Labour’s Parliamentary candidate for Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven, Nancy Platts, attended a community meeting of over 300 concerned residents on Monday at St Luke’s Church regarding the proposed changes to the 81,81a and 81b bus route. Commenting, Nancy said: “It [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 12 February 2014 - 1 Comment

Labour councillors have announced they will try to reverse some of the worst cuts in the Green council budget, whilst blocking the proposed £5 a month rise in council tax. The news comes as the costs of holding a referendum, [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 02 February 2014 - Comments Off

Brighton and Hove Young Labour is the youth wing of the Brighton, Hove and District Labour Party which all members aged 14- 26 are automatically a part of. On Thursday 13th February, at our official launch, we will be electing [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 22 January 2014 - Comments Off

The Labour Group has set out its proposals for a caretaker administration, should the Labour motion of no-confidence in the Green administration pass on January 30th and the Green leadership subsequently resign: “If our no confidence motion against the Green [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 17 January 2014 - 1 Comment

Labour’s parliamentary candidates, Peter Kyle (Hove and Portslade), Nancy Platts (Brighton Kemptown and Peacehaven) and Purna Sen (Brighton Pavilion) issued the following joint statement in response to the Green Party’s proposal to increase council tax by 4.75%. “It shames our city [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 16 January 2014 - 4 Comments

Responding to the announcement by the Green-led administration to raise council tax by 4.75%, triggering a referendum costing £100,000, leader of Brighton and Hove Labour Group, Warren Morgan said: ““It is the basic duty of a council administration to set [...]

By: Caroline Penn - 20 December 2013 - Comments Off

Commenting on news that unemployment in Brighton and Hove is at its highest levels since 1997, Leader of the Labour and Co-operative Group Cllr Warren Morgan said “these Government figures are very worrying, and underline the problems with the low-wage [...]