Green Party

Green Party calls on Labour leadership candidates to support electoral reform

3 April 2020

The co-leaders of the Green Party have written to the Labour leadership candidates to offer to work together during the coronavirus crisis and to call on them to back electoral reform. [1]

Ahead of Labour’s leadership election result being announced on Saturday [4 April], Sian Berry...Read More »

Green Party calls for better data sharing to tackle Covid-19 pandemic

31 March 2020

The Green Party is supporting calls made by the public health directors for NHS England to immediately release data collected through NHS England’s 111 service to enable local health and social care systems to identify coronavirus hotspots. [1]

While current confirmed cases are collated only through test...Read More »

Green Party launches petition for all school staff to be tested for coronavirus

26 March 2020

  • Greens call for school staff still working to be prioritised for testing
  • Petition set up to urge government to provide testing for key workers – currently stands at more than 6,750 signatures
  • Vix Lowthion: “We need to ramp up testing in general, but it is vital we start with our...Read More »

Call for Ghostbusters-style home testing for Covid-19

25 March 2020

  • Doctors call for Ghostbusters-style mobile teams of health workers in full personal protective equipment to administer home tests
  • Call for Health Secretary Matt Hancock to listen to medics working on the frontline as well as backroom advisers
  • Testing availability is ramping up, potentially enabling a pilot followed by rapid rollout,...Read More »

New nurses on frontline of coronavirus battle face up to £62,000 of debt

24 March 2020

New nurses and midwives will be stepping on to the frontline of the coronavirus crisis with up to £62,000 of debt following the scrapping of the NHS bursary, Green Party peer Natalie Bennett has highlighted in a speech in the House of Lords today.

Bennett, a former...Read More »

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