Brighton And Hove Guide

Brighton And Hove Guide


Brighton, Hove, and other parishes within the territory of the le of Sussex became original townships (Sussex was originally a feudal term for an area administered by a constable or sheriff and established as a police force area in 1805) during the 13th century (when they were part of the Rape of Lewes: Hove is mentioned in official records at Lewes Castle during 1264), with certain status separating them from mere villages. The first major reform took place in 1888 under the Local Government Act 1888.

It established a system of multi-member wards with two or three members elected by each ward, Brighton Town Press ( This system prevailed until the 1919 reform which provided a single-member (unsigned) constituency of Brighton and Hove either for the county of East Sussex, or for one of four eastern divisions of Sussex, depending on circumstances. Hove is an ancient seaside town. Originally it was the terminus of the horse-drawn ferry across the River Adur, from Shoreham.  The first recorded settlement in Hove is the manor house, called "Huve", built by Hubert de Burgh, Earl of Kent in 1233.

City Council

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They have the privilege of holding an election for every seat in the Commons House of Parliament, and they are not obliged to attend Divine Service in their own parish church as long as they attend at some one of greater importance in the same neighborhood. They are exempt from all military obligations, and from taxes for three years after settling in any city or town corporate. Any resident of Brighton having been killed by lightning may be buried under a costly tombstone without being obliged to pay a single farthing.

The corporation has the power to make its own bylaws. There are good reasons why an accurate census is important. It is the only way to accurately gauge the size of a population. This is important for obvious reasons – if you know how many people there are in your town you can adapt amenities and facilities accordingly. However, there are lesser known reasons why it is a good idea to know how many people live in Brighton.


The former county borough was elevated to city status on 1 April 1928. In 1997 the city and the surrounding area became a unitary authority, giving it independence from East Sussex County Council. Some years earlier in 1986, the towns of Brighton, Hove and Worthing had formed the local government district of "Brighton & Hove", which was granted city status on 20 January 1988, becoming the City of Brighton and Hove; as such it is usually known.

Brighton is often referred to locally as 'Bris-bang'(sometimes abbreviated to 'Brah'), an anglicisation of its name derived from the Celtic. Geographically, Brighton straddles the low lying flood plain of the River Adur, an inlet of the English Channel, and a narrow coastal hinterland between it and the higher ground on "The Downs" to the east. The ancient settlement of "Brighthelmston" lay on the original shingle beach next to Brighton Marina, where a creek more or less followed the line of present-day Old Steine.

The Ecclesiastical parishes of St. Nicholas short (later renamed Brighthelmston) with its church were abolished in 1815, and replaced with Brighton St Nicholas. Brighton and Hove was one of six boroughs electing part of their council to county seats under the 1888 Act. The area of responsibility was divided between the boroughs of Brighton, Eastbourne and Preston (to which the western part of Patcham had been added) according to population, with Brighton having 70% of the county's population.

On 1 April 1997 a new unitary authority of Brighton and Hove was created to cover both towns plus some surrounding rural areas; it inherited the county borough status of Brighton. Prior to World War I, Brighton developed as a popular seaside resort. In the years following the war, the town grew in size: the population of the borough increased by more than three-quarters between 1918 and 1927. During the interwar period permanent structures were built for the council and for other local authorities; offices were added on Bath Road in 1923 and on York Place in 1928.

In 1292 the site of Huve was described as a small hamlet of. Hove and Brighton were serious rivals for the status of major port on the Sussex coast. The town was founded by Brighton Corporation in order to prevent competition between the two locations. As a unitary authority, Brighton and Hove City Council has the powers and functions of both a non-metropolitan county and district council combined. Each player's nationality[notes 1] is also noted.


The first significant growth of Hove as a fashionable resort came after the Prince Regent, had visited the town in 1803 and a pleasure-trip to Brighton of 22 October 1804. Although inland towns such as Cheltenham provided more vigorous spa-treatment, it was Brighton's advantage as a high-class residential centre that attracted an aristocratic clientele, and Hove became firmly established as. Hove became a local board of health in the late 19th century, originally covering the parish of Hove.

In 1893 the parish of Aldrington was added to Hove local board. Hove became incorporated as a municipal borough in 1898; Hangleton, Preston Rural and West Blatchington were added to Hove in 1928. Hove expanded in 1848 when Kemp Town was developed on land behind the original fishing village; this later became Hove and Kemp Town. The population was 80,441 in 2011. Hove is a large town in East Sussex, England, immediately to the west of its larger neighbour Brighton, with which it forms the unitary authority Brighton and Hove.


But since then there’s been a lot of animosity between the city and the county. And even though Hove retained the name “Hove” in its new city council – while Brighton took on the name of East Sussex County Council (regardless if they were geographically in East Sussex) – Hove was still part of Brighton & Hove in all but name for many people living outside the city. This confusion was made more clear when everyone started to refer to it as “Brighton”, which is a part of Hove, not Brighton as a whole.

Brighton and Hove are governed by a Labour administration. We have honest, pragmatic, innovative councillors who really get stuff done. We can set an example to the rest of the country on how to run a city. We have proved that it is possible to build a sustainable economic future while putting vulnerable people at the heart of decision-making. The council’s values are essentially social democratic, with fiscal prudence. Thus, the new city of Brighton and Hove was created by a merger of the previously existing towns of Brighton, East Brighton, and Hove.

It is informally known as "Beached on the South coast". The old districts of Brighton and Hove became "districts" within the new city.  The divide between the two parts of Brighton, i. e. those parts governed by East Sussex County Council and those governed by transformation. Although the city's name is Brighton and Hove, it contains two settlements. Brighton was where a Saxon settlement was founded in the 9th century; Hove mainly developed out of a fishing village of the same name (Hof in Old English) surrounded by salt marsh.

Political Composition

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However, despite being organized by Liberal president Elpidio Quirino in 1951, many people considered that coalition as an extension of Liberal Party's electoral machinery. Political parties are not only important for identifying a candidate, but they also give a reliable idea of what policies a candidate will propose.  The four major political parties in Iceland are. Political composition. Elections are held every four years. The last elections occurred on 2 May 2019. The origin of the name Hove is thought to be an Old English word meaning "to hoover" or "to blow".

Industrial Relations

Workplace reform. In November 2013, the council announced that it was to change its terms and conditions so that all staff would be made to work a four-day week for the same salary. The staff were given the ‘option’ of working longer hours for overtime. Following an outcry from workers and trade unions, the council announced that staff on fixed-term contracts would not be forced to work longer hours and that they would honour any contractual obligations to those employees.

Councils are often funded by taxpayers'money and so have a duty to listen to taxpayers over the interests of their workforce. Big unions and massed worker strikes threaten public services with misery, disruption, even collapse. When they get it wrong, government should step in as happened with the recent East Coast mainline railway dispute. Single status is designed to ensure that conditions of employment for workers in a particular industry are consistent, irrespective of their specific employer, thus allowing trade unions to negotiate effectively on behalf of all workers in an industry.


Councillor Phelim MacCafferty was elected as the Leader of the Council and Green Party Group leader. He succeeded Councillor Calum Topping, who became Deputy Mayor and Labour Group leader. Councillor Jeremy Longhurst replaced Kate Taylor as Labour Group deputy leader. Clr Lisa Baker held her position as Conservative group leader and Clr Ali Karim as SNP group leader. Other councillors are Chris Naylor (SNP), Lisa Coleman (Labour), Rosie Ellison (Labour), Ali Khan (Labour), Sandra Khadhouri​ (Labour), Simon Hoggart​ (Liberal Democrat), Daryl Langley​ (Conservative), Wayne Dhesi​.

Phelim MacCafferty was born and raised in Belfast. He studied history at Queen’s University, Belfast before working as a housing officer in Belfast City Council where he rose to the role of Head of Housing Management Services. He became involved in politics in 2012 when he stood for the Green Party in Belfast City Council area election and then again for Belfast City Council, this time for the Green Party, successfully winning a seat. Two years later he was re-elected with an increased vote share of 16%.

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Councillor William Brittain-Lee (Liberal Democrat).   Councillor Ian Marsden (Conservative) has been the Leader of the Council between 2013-19. The Leader of the Council is normally a member of the largest political grouping in the Council. All the Councillors together make up the executive and policy-making body of Belfast City Council. Leader of the Council: Phelim MacCafferty (SF) (b. 1980; elected as Leader on 9 July 2019). I seek your patience whilst I delve into this subject, as the term 'Industrial relations'is a very broad one and encompasses several aspects of human endeavor.

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