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Jenny Jones responds to news fracking company broke waste disposal law

16 August 2018

The Green Party has responded to news fracking company Cuadrilla has been given a warning by the Environment Agency after breaking the law over the storage of waste at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire [1].

Jenny Jones, Green peer in the House of Lords, said:

“Cuadrilla has repeatedly...Read More »


Green Party: Grayling shown contempt for rail workers and passengers

15 August 2018

The Green Party has responded to news rail fares will increase by 3.2% next year [1], while the Transport Secretary has announced plans for an effective cap on rail workers’ pay [2] by using a different, lower measure of inflation to set wages.

Amelia Womack, deputy leader of the Green...Read More »


Green Party: Cleaners ‘make history’ in fight against exploitation of low-paid workers

7 August 2018

The Green Party has given its support to cleaners striking for their rights today in what has been praised as the first coordinated action by low-paid workers in London.

Workers from the United Voices of the World trade union are on strike at the Ministry of Justice and...Read More »


Greens respond to record proposals for building on Green Belt

6 August 2018

The Green Party has responded to news the total number of homes proposed for building on the Green Belt has hit a record of 460,000 [1].

Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party, said:

“Developers are carving up our countryside to build homes normal families can’t afford to live in...Read More »


Greens respond to Met Office State of the UK Climate report

31 July 2018

The Green Party has responded to the Met Office’s fourth annual State of the UK Climate report calling it a “final wake-up call” for the Government to take meaningful action on climate change.

The report found that 2017 was the fifth warmest on record for the UK, with nine...Read More »


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