Council and democracy
Voting in the general election
There's just a few days to go before the general election on Thursday. Make sure you know who your candidates are and where you need to go to vote.
Working together on the climate emergency
We're forming a cross-party working group to deliver actions which will tackle the climate crisis. This will include giving residents a voice through a climate assembly.
Planning for the future – Council Budget 2020/21
The first draft of the budget proposals for next year were published today (27 November) and will be reviewed through to Budget Council in February 2020.
If you’re not registered, you can’t vote
There’s only a few days left if you want to register to vote, or apply for a postal vote for the General Election on Thursday 12 December.
General Election candidates confirmed
The candidates for the constituencies of Brighton Kemptown, Brighton Pavilion, and Hove have been confirmed.
People without an address can register to vote
If you are currently homeless, rough sleeping or in temporary accommodation you are still entitled to vote in the general election next month.
Mayor steps down temporarily during election period
Councillor Alex Phillips is stepping back from her non-political role as Mayor as she is a candidate in the General Election.
Plan ahead for a general election
A general election is taking place on 12 December. Plan ahead to make sure you meet the tight deadlines to register to vote or apply for a postal vote.