Tag Archives: Green

#UKPoli: Nominations open for new Green Party leadership – #UKPolitics

26 July 2021 The Green Party election process for the next leader or co-leaders of the party has begun today. Co-leader Jonathan Bartley stood down earlier this month to spend more time working on building progressive alliances in UK politics, which triggered an election for new leadership. [1] Nominations have …

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#UKPoli: Green Party calls for Cobra meeting as Met Office issues first ever extreme heat warning for UK – #UKPolitics

19 July 2021 Amelia Womack: “The government needs to do whatever it takes to protect its citizens and ensure extreme heat is properly managed” The Green Party has called on the UK government to set up an emergency Cobra meeting after the Met Office issues the first ever extreme heat …

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#UKPoli: Thousands sign Green Party petition urging government to keep masks mandatory – #UKPolitics

16 July 2021 Peter Cranie: “This petition is another clear call to the government not to scrap the regulations which have undoubtedly helped to keep people safe throughout this pandemic” Thousands of people have signed a Green Party petition urging the government to keep mask wearing mandatory in shops and …

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#UKPoli: Green Party responds to NAO report on local government and net zero in England – #UKPolitics

16 July 2021 Councillor Phélim Mac Cafferty: “It is local councillors and communities who are on the frontline of tackling climate change” The Green Party leader of Brighton and Hove City Council has responded to the National Audit Office report out today [Friday 16 July] which finds that central government …

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#UKPoli: Masks must remain mandatory to keep public safe, says Green Party – #UKPolitics

12 July 2021 Peter Cranie: “Wearing masks is about following the science and recognising that this crisis isn’t yet over The Green Party has called for the wearing of face masks on public transport and in shops to remain mandatory beyond 19 July. Reacting to plans to discard the legal …

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#UKPoli: Green Party welcomes Rossendale councillor from Labour – #UKPolitics

8 July 2021 Sitting Councillor Julie Adshead resigns from Labour and joins the Greens Becomes the first Green Party councillor on Rossendale Borough Council Councillor Adshead said: “My role as a councillor has always been about putting the residents of Whitewell Ward first, and that will not change” Burnley, Pendle …

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#UKPoli: Green Party condemns shift in Covid policy as negligent – #UKPolitics

7 July 2021 Peter Cranie: “With a 70% rise in cases last week, the government’s decision to abandon social distancing measures is grossly irresponsible” The Green Party has strongly criticised the negligent and shortsighted policy shift this week resulting from the arrival of Sajid Javid at the Department of Health. …

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#UKPoli: Green Party responds to new Climate Change Committee risk report – #UKPolitics

16 June 2021 Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley has responded to the new risk evaluation report from the Climate Change Committee. The report warns that the UK is less prepared now than it was five years ago for the escalating effects of the climate crisis on people and wildlife. [1] …

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#UKPoli: International Green leaders host alternative G7 as governments fail to step up to climate challenge – #UKPolitics

8 June 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Global Greens will host an international online event this week ahead of the G7 in Cornwall, UK. The Burning Questionsforum will bring together Greens from around the world who have experience in government and legislature, in a bid to find solutions to the most urgent and serious global crises. The discussion …

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#UKPoli: Green Party calls on government to do more to safeguard EU citizens living within UK communities – #UKPolitics

1 June 2021 As we enter the final month for EU citizens to claim settled status the Green Party is warning that many EU citizens may end up without secure residence status. Former MEP Molly Scott Cato said: ‘As an MEP I met many people who have lived in our …

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