Labour directs year-end financial surplus to resident priorities

Besi Besemar July 9, 2017

Despite ongoing government cuts to funding, the Labour council has kept the city’s finances on track for a second year. Labour inherited a £8.5m overspend when they took over from the Green Party in 2015, but for a second year the Labour administration has prevented a budget deficit at the end of the financial year, coming within less than 1% variance of the budget plan.

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Brighton & Hove City Council to tackle GP shortage in the city

Besi Besemar July 8, 2017

On July 13 2017, Brighton & Hove councillors on the city’s policy resources and growth committee will be asked to consider applying for a government loan that would turn one of its city- centre owned buildings into a GPs’ surgery. It would mean that an existing practice, Ardingly Court, would move from its current location and expand its services as well as increasing patient numbers from 8,500 up to 12,000.

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