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An animated aerial picture of Brighton & Hove. The area the the local authority covers is outlined with Great British Pound signs plastered all over the image to indicate that money is being spent on the city.

A crucial budget with critical decisions to make

The first look at funding for council services in Brighton & Hove took place on 2 December, when draft 2022-2023 budget proposals were presented at Policy & Resources Committee.  

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Brighton & Hove City Council

Standards Panel: Outcome

An independently-chaired Standards Panel hearing has considered a comment posted on Councillor Robert Nemeth’s Facebook page in March 2019.

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Hands holding the Earth

First climate assembly meets

Brighton & Hove’s citizens assembly on climate met for the first time on 22 September to discuss how we can reduce carbon emissions from transport use in the city.

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Hove Town Hall

Local paper publishes fake quote from council leader

In the print edition of today’s The Argus newspaper, the front page story featured a photo of council leader, Councillor Nancy Platts, with the quote “We can’t cope”. Councillor Platts did not say this, it was made up by The Argus. 
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Register to vote

Electoral canvassers will be knocking on doors

From now until the end of October, electoral canvassers will be visiting homes in Brighton & Hove to confirm the list of people who are registered to vote at each property.
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Hove Town Hall

Council backs climate change protests

The council supports the right to protest at the planned climate change event in the city on Friday 20 September. Councillors discussed the issues with representatives from the event organisers at a meeting today.