Brighton Pavilion is a parliamentary constituency in Brighton and Hove city, East Sussex.
It takes its name from the Royal Pavilion, the spectacular former seaside residence of the Prince Regent (George IV) which sits within its boundaries.
The Pavilion constituency is made up of the following electoral wards: Hanover & Elm Grove, Hollingdean & Stanmer, Patcham & Hollingbury, Preston Park, Regency, St. Peter's & North Laine and Withdean.
Most people who know Brighton would agree that it is a unique place.
As a culturally vibrant seaside resort close to London, the city of Brighton & Hove is one of the UK’s leading tourist destinations and attracts visitors from all over the world.
It has a well earned reputation for its rich cultural life and forward thinking ethos and has a dynamic digital and new media industry.
Brighton also has a heritage of grass roots politics and strong community activism.
Boasting two universities, a number of FE colleges, dozens of English language schools and a medical school, it has a thriving student population and a diverse local economy.
Brighton is well-known for its significant LGBT community, and the annual Gay Pride carnival attracts thousands.
Following the local election in May 2011, Brighton and Hove City Council is now the first Green-led council in the UK. Visit Brighton and Hove Green Party for more information about what Greens are doing in the city.