About your council

Our purpose is to provide strong civic leadership for the wellbeing and aspiration of Brighton & Hove.

We will be successful if we are judged to deliver:

  • A good life​Ensuring a city for all ages, inclusive of everyone and protecting the most vulnerable
  • A well run city - Keeping the city, safe, clean, moving and connected
  • A vibrant economy - Promoting a world class economy with a local workforce to match
  • A modern council - Providing open civic leadership and effective public services

The Brighton & Hove City Council Corporate Plan 2015-2019 (PDF 2.36 mb) sets out the overall direction for the council, describing our purpose and values as the local authority for the city. It also sets out our vision, principles and priorities, which are shared with Brighton & Hove Connected, the city's overarching public, community and private sector partnership.

Each of our Directorate Plans describes in more detail how services are working to deliver our Corporate Plan

Adult Services Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 369 kb)

Assistant Chief Executive Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 297 kb)

Children's Services Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 381 kb)

Environment, Development & Housing Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 311 kb)

Finance & Resources Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 364 kb)

Legal & Democratic Services Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 241 kb)

Public Health Directorate Plan 2015-2016 (PDF 270 kb)

The Corporate Plan and Directorate Plans were developed alongside the council budget for 2015/16 and our Medium Term Financial Strategy 2015-2019 (PDF 1.45 mb).

For general information about Brighton & Hove City Council services visit our A-Z of Services.