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250 days to go in Brighton and Hove

A Labour council elected in 250 days time will have very clear priorities for Brighton and Hove; to get the basics of local government such as refuse collection right, and to focus on the immediate priorities of the city and it’s residents: jobs, homes, schools and tackling the poverty and inequality that has grown under this Conservative Government. 490 more words


The UK Construction funnel problem

Earlier this year I attended a conference in London where Mark Farmer of EC Harris articulated some serious concern about the volume of construction activity in the pipeline and the likely ‘blockage’ that would occur with Main Contractors and Sub-Contractors, specifically in relation to their ability to respond to market demands. 463 more words

The priorities on our doorstep

At the final Brighton and Hove City Council meeting before the summer break, the Green Party brought a motion to council on the TTIP Trade Tariffs deal… 400 more words


Labour is putting in place a strong team to lead the city next May

I agree with Mike Holland on at least one point: there is no room for “numpties” at the council.

With a budget reducing by more than £100 million and enormous challenges facing the city in terms of housing, schools, development and poverty, we need people leading the council who are up to the task. 477 more words