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Brighton Journal | 27th February 2020

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Kemptown MP shocks parliament in symbolic protest against Brexit

11th December 2018 |

Lloyd Russell Moyle MP left the House of Commons in disarray yesterday by parading the ceremonial mace in protest of the Conservative’s management of Brexit leading to his ejection from the meeting.

The Kemptown MP’s act was shortly after the Tories … Read More

Mixed responses from Brighton and Hove MPs to Phillip Hammond’s Budget

30th October 2018 |

MPs from Brighton and Hove constituencies have reacted to Phillip Hammond’s final budget before the country’s exit from the EU yesterday. The Chancellor has claimed the “era of austerity is finally coming to an end” with plans to improve public … Read More

Brighton and Hove represented at People’s Vote march in London

23rd October 2018 |

Various groups and organisations from Brighton and Hove travelled up to London on Saturday (20th October) to show their support at the People’s Vote march.


An estimated number of 700,000 people marched to Parliament Square in London on Saturday … Read More

Brighton MPs Urge Transport Minister to Resign Following Recent Rail Disaster

20th June 2018 |

A new travel timetable caused huge disruption across the country.

The changes made on the 20th May saw a series of services delayed and cancelled, affecting Brighton substantially.

London was predominantly affected, with services in and out of the city significantly … Read More

Brighton & Hove Levels of Patriotism Significantly Below National Average

4th June 2018 |

People in and around London were generally less proud of being English

A new BBC survey, conducted by YouGov, has revealed the varying levels of patriotism across England. Although not the least patriotic, Brighton and Hove sits 11% below the … Read More

Caroline Lucas to Step Down as Co-Leader of Green Party

30th May 2018 |

Caroline Lucas, the MP for Brighton Pavillion, has announced that she will be stepping down from her role as co-leader of the Green Party later this year, in a move that she claims will create space within the party for … Read More

Lefty Scum

31st October 2017 |

Join in at The Old Market on Wednesday 1st November for a riotous evening with three of the UK’s most joyfully rabble-rousing acts.

Featuring three-time Edinburgh Comedy Award nominee JOSIE LONG (“Can she please stop grumbling?” The Telegraph), British Comedy Award & Musical … Read More

Two More Days of The World Transformed – The Festival So Far

25th September 2017 |

If you haven’t managed to get to one of the many political events being hosted in Brighton over this four day festival of contemporary thought and culture then you still have time.

Events continue up until Tuesday night with various focuses, … Read More

Grassroots Politics to be Celebrated as The World Transformed 2017 Comes to Brighton!

20th September 2017 |

Brighton is set to engage in a four day festival of politics, art, and parties this weekend that seeks to offer a rallying point for all of those dissatisfied with Britain’s current trajectory.

The World Transformed (TWT) is heading to … Read More

Ed Miliband to Host ‘Party Politics’ Pub Quiz in Brighton!

19th September 2017 |

In an event running alongside upcoming The World Transformed – a left leaning four day festival of politics, art, music and culture across nine different venues in the heart of the city – much beloved Ed Miliband will be playing the … Read More