Labour Leader of the Opposition, Councillor Nancy Platts, on the honour of running Brighton & Hove and what the Labour Administration achieved for residents:
IT HAS been an honour and a privilege to lead the city I love over the past year. Leading Brighton and Hove City Council is a huge commitment, in which you need to be available at all hours.
That’s why I left my job to take on the role full time and I have no regrets about that. I’m so lucky to call this city home and it is with great pride that I have led the city council, putting progressive policies into action, and representing Brighton and Hove at a regional and national level.
I want to thank the council staff who have worked tirelessly over the past year and who deserve enormous gratitude for the dedication they have shown to making our city a better place to live and visit. I am proud of the achievements of this Labour administration, both since 2015 and of the manifesto that we stood on in the local elections. Since May 2019 we have continued to prioritise building more homes, including council homes and affordable housing.
We have set up a climate assembly to achieve our goal of becoming a carbon neutral city by 2030 and I have enjoyed working with a cross-party group and now advisers and experts from across the city, on this project. It is essential that this work continues…
Read Councillor Platts’ full article in The Argus: https://www.theargus.co.uk/news/18611172.column-brighton-special-place-honoured-run/