- March 12, 2014
Rebel Greens are plotting yet another way to oust Brighton and Hove council leader Jason Kitcat — with his former deputy announcing he will stand against him in the party’s annual elections.
A year after fending of a similar threat, the elected head of Brighton and Hove City Council is facing more unrest within his own party.
Former deputy council leader Phelim MacCafferty has confirmed he will stand against Cllr Kitcat in the vote to be the group’s convenor — and de facto council leader.
It comes after a group of rebels failed in their attempt to change the way the convenor of the Green group on the local authority is elected.
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