THEY are the party which currently holds a minority lead of Brighton and Hove City Council.

Labour MP Peter Kyle also holds the Hove and Portslade seat, and until Caroline Lucas took over in 2010, Labour’s David Lepper held the Brighton Pavilion seat from 1997.

But in the 1980s, both constituencies voted in Conservative MPs.

Labour had their work cut out in Brighton during this time.

Labour councillor Len Williams is pictured here in Brighton in 1981 wearing his rosette.

He is not to be confused with Leonard ‘Len’ Williams, who was secretary of the Labour Party in the 60s.

Chris Wright is pictured here with politician and businessman Tim Sainsbury, the youngest son of Lord Sainsbury, in Brighton in 1983.

Labour Party supporters and councillors are also pictured marching in 1986.

A group of people, potentially Labour Party councillors, are pictured together in 1988.

Labour Party supporters also marched the streets while holding banners in Brighton 1986.

One banner reads “To secure for the workers by hand or by brain the full fruits of their industry”, which is part of Clause IV of the 1918 constitution of the Labour Party in Britain which set out the aims and values of the party.

In 1992, a woman dressed in leather and chains is holding a rosette which has a picture of lips on it.

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