What Labour chief said in letter suspending party in Brighton and Hove

Party bosses have told Brighton, Hove and District Labour members that they won’t be able to rerun key elections until after the national leadership contest has decided Jeremy Corbyn’s fate. In the meantime the local party has been suspended and the elections held last weekend...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016 at 9:19 pm

Rail minister resigns

The Rail Minister has resigned just two days after telling MPs that she did not plan to quit in a House of Commons debate about the troubled Southern train service. Claire Perry told fellow MPs on Wednesday (13 July): “If I thought it would help by me falling on my sword, I...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016 at 5:43 pm

Hove MP joins sixth formers at two-day careers fair

Hove MP Peter Kyle is due to join sixth formers at Cardinal Newman Catholic School at a two-day careers fair today (Friday 15 July). The sixth form – known as Newman College – said that its Careers and Employability Fair was intended “to give students the opportunity to connect...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016 at 12:35 pm

Hove councillor ‘devastated’ by Bastille Day carnage in Nice

Hove councillor Robert Nemeth said that he was devastated by the Bastille Day carnage in Nice, having been at the fireworks in the French city last night (Thursday 14 July). Early reports suggested that dozens of people had died when a lorry ploughed into the crowd during the...
Posted On 15 Jul 2016 at 1:45 am