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Cllr Daniel Yates

Our city has voted for progressive parties

Well it has been quite a busy couple of weeks for the city council and for local politics – and with the results of the city council elections yet again failing to give a clear majority to one party to have overall control.

Opinion
Cllr Daniel Yates, leader of the labour group on Brighton and Hove City Council

Labour looks after the many not just the few

Our city region of Greater Brighton brings together the city council area with Worthing, Adur, Mid-Sussex, Crawley and Lewes (with Arun District poised to join soon) to focus on the economic needs which bind us together.

Opinion
Cllr Daniel Yates

Making tough decisions & helping the vulnerable

As a Labour minority administration we are heading into the busiest part of our year. With final budget setting meetings just weeks away, we have to hope that our proposals, after months of work, can meet with the approval of a majority on the council.

Opinion
Cllr Daniel Yates, leader of the Labour Group on Brighton & Hove City Council

Changes always needed to meet new demands

As a city of nearly 300,000 residents and 11 million annual visitors we may not be the largest, but we certainly have some difficult challenges to ensure that everyone who lives, learns or works here can be proud of their time spent here.

Politics
Cllr Daniel Yates

Chancellor’s response was unconvincing

Last week I and many thousands of councillors across the country called for the Prime Minster to tell the Chancellor to take action to reverse the impact of Tory austerity on locally delivered public services.

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