Greens welcome climate talks in UK, but government will have to change radically to avoid embarrassment
18 June 2019
Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, has welcomed the news that the UK now looks set to host the 2020 global climate talks.
He said: “Having this crucial global gathering on our climate emergency in the UK will be a great opportunity for us...Read More »
18 June 2019
Reacting to the opening of the consultation on Heathrow expansion this morning, the Green Party’s co-leaders have said this should not be happening.
Sian Berry, co-leader of the Green Party and its candidate for London mayor, said: “The only answer to the Heathrow consultation is ‘no way’.
“Aviation clearly has...Read More »
15 June 2019
The Green MEP for Yorkshire and Humber Magid Magid today will join the Orgreave Truth and Justice Campaign 35th anniversary rally.
He said: “Last year, as Lord Mayor of Sheffield, I was proud and honoured to dedicate one of my monthly campaigns towards demanding an immediate enquiry into this...Read More »
14 June 2019
Vix Lowthion, Green Party education spokesperson, has described the announcement today by Damian Hinds of 22 new free schools as a decision based on “ideology not evidence”.
Vix, a secondary school teacher, said: “Free schools have not raised attainment. They have consumed vast financial resources and are not accountable...Read More »
13 June 2019
Green Party members will be at the BBC in Salford today, supporting a protest from the National Pensioners’ Convention against the abolition of the free TV licence for the over-75s.
Astrid Johnson, Manchester Green Party member and candidate in the European elections, said: “That our most senior citizens should...Read More »