Brighton and Hove residents will go to the polls on December 12 to elect their Members of Parliament. For a full list of candidates visit our website.
Robert Nemeth, The Conservative Party, Hove
Cllr Robert Nemeth represents Wish Ward on Brighton & Hove City Council and is known well for his work in the local community and at Hove Lagoon in particular.
He won his seat from a sitting Labour Councillor in 2015 and increased his majority in May 2019.
Various community groups have been set up by Cllr Nemeth who has a keen interest in the natural environment and Hove seafront. He founded both the Friends of Hove Lagoon and Hove Beach Hut Association, and was a co-founder of the Secret Garden Group and the Blooming Boundary Campaign (which brought planters to Boundary Road).
Many know Cllr Nemeth for his work in stopping the Labour Administration closing Hove Library and selling it to developers.
He is also known for fighting and preventing unpopular changes to the city’s secondary school catchment areas.
Further, he has worked hard to highlight anomalies in the City Council’s rough-sleeping statistics.
Cllr Nemeth is 39 years old and a father of three very young children – one girl and two boys.
He is an Electrical and Electronic Engineer by qualification and a commercial beekeeper by profession.
As a journalist, he wrote over 500 columns on the history of Brighton & Hove.
He is a regular at Parkrun on both Hove Promenade and at Hove Park and takes part in most of the city’s annual running events.