Tag Archives: Brighton and Hove City Council

It is time for a statement, Cllr


My blog back on 24th September raised a suggestion that Brighton & Hove Council publish a statement regarding the apparent overspend of £300,000 by one of the sub-contractors employed by Mears.  The Council Audit and Standards Committee was due to examine … Continue reading

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The consequences of tough words


The announcement by the Labour leader of Brighton and Hove Council, Warren Morgan that he may ban future Labour Party conferences from the city following what has been described as an anti-semitic comment in a public meeting held in a … Continue reading

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Why has this taken so long?


The apparent loss or waste of £300,000 of public money is no small matter even in the context of a Council the size of Brighton and Hove which has an annual budget of £756m. The money is claimed to have … Continue reading

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Creative thinking produces results


Last night in Brighton and Hove the Council managed to pass the budget for the next financial year on its second attempt. One of the areas which has suffered, but thankfully not as much as could easily have been the … Continue reading

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The challenge of inflexible budgets


I spent yesterday at an event which was focused on the nighttime economy in Brighton & Hove and how the infrastructure in the City which is provided by the statutory agencies is supported and extended by volunteers and services provided … Continue reading

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Lets change this place


The following blog appears in a slightly shortened form in the Argus newspaper today as its opinion piece: The Changing Places campaign which is in its 11th year, focuses on the needs of quarter of a million people in the … Continue reading

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Warren Morgan and his train-set up


The following blog was published this morning in the Argus Newspaper in their opinion piece slot: Warren Morgan, leader of Brighton and Hove Council has suggested that the Southern rail franchise, currently being mismanaged by Govia Thameslink Railway be passed … Continue reading

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