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In a public statement posted on his social media, the Councillor wrote: “This morning, after more than 27 years as a member, I have submitted my resignation from the Labour Party to the General Secretary Jennie Formby.

“I still believe I have something to offer in terms of public service to the city and local politics, but in future I want to use my energies in a positive way, not in fighting internal party battles.”

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This new alignment in Brighton & Hove City Council means the current political make-up of the Council rests at 21 Labour Councillors and 21 Conservative Members, after former Labour Councillor Anne Meadows defected to the Conservative Party last week.

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