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Green Party backs Macron’s call for UK to take more child refugees

17 January 2018

* Jonathan Bartley: “There’s no excuse for the Government’s continued abdication of responsibility.”

The Green Party has backed French President Emmanuel Macron’s call for the UK to take in more refugees from Northern France, ahead of a meeting with Theresa May on Thursday [1].

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


Greens: Carillion collapse final nail in HS2 coffin

15 January 2018

The Green Party has called on the Government to cancel HS2 after the collapse of Carillion, the company building the high speed rail link.

Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader, also urged the Government to reverse privatisation, bring contracts back in house and launch a full-scale...Read More »


Gove must deliver on green promises says Molly Scott Cato MEP

5 January 2018

Responding to statements by the newly formed Nature Friendly Farming Network that Brexit could offer a “once in a generation” opportunity to restore British wildlife [1], Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato said:

“Farmers committed to working with nature were pleased to hear about Michael Gove’s...Read More »


Greens respond to SMMT report on diesel cars

5 January 2018

Responding to a report from the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders which shows that diesel car sales have fallen 31% and to the SMMT’s assertion that cutting diesel sales will make CO2 emissions worse [1], Co-Leader of the Green Party Jonathan Bartley said:

“It is...Read More »


Green MEP calls on Gove to look at both subsidies and ‘agricultural tax havens’ when developing plan for farming

4 January 2018

A Green MEP has accused Environment secretary Michael Gove of taking from wealthy landowners with one hand but giving it back with another through tax advantages. Mr Gove is set to tell agriculturists in Oxford today that “paying landowners for the amount of agricultural land...Read More »


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