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Greens: Release of anti-fracking activists a victory for right to protest

17 October 2018

The Green Party has responded to news three anti-fracking activists have had custodial sentences reduced to conditional discharges by the Court of Appeal today [1].

Simon Roscoe Blevins, Richard Roberts, and Richard Loizou were jailed in September for protesting fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in Lancashire in...Read More »


Greens: Start of fracking puts sledgehammer through climate targets

15 October 2018

The Green Party has responded to news Cuadrilla has started fracking at its site in Preston New Road, Lancashire, today (Monday 15 October). The move marks the first fracking to take place in Britain in seven years [1].

Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party, said...Read More »


Greens: Fracking ruling opens new fossil fuel frontier

12 October 2018

The Green Party has responded to a High Court ruling which has rejected an injunction which would stop fracking taking place at Cuadrilla’s site in Preston New Road, Lancashire. [1]

Local resident Bob Dennett had applied for the injunction over emergency planning procedures at the site.

Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of...Read More »


Caroline Lucas responds to IPCC report

8 October 2018

Responding to the IPCC’s Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5C, Green Party MP Caroline Lucas said:

“This report couldn’t be written in stronger terms: we are at a tipping point on the edge of complete climate breakdown, and governments around the world are failing to prevent it.

“Our own...Read More »


Green Party announces policy of living wage for apprentices

6 October 2018

* Deputy leader announces commitment at Autumn Conference in Bristol
* Move coupled with policy to end pay discrimination for under 21s
* Amelia Womack: “If we want to build a working environment that is fair for everyone, we have to make things fair from your...Read More »


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