Tag Archives: Warn

#UKPoli: Chancellor has let down local communities by not backing councils, Greens warn – #UKPolitics

25 November 2020 The Chancellor Rishi Sunak has failed to support local communities in his spending review today by refusing to announce proper funding for local authorities, the Green Party has said. Responding to the spending review, Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said: “The coronavirus pandemic has highlighted just …

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#WorldPoli: Afghan Officials Warn of Compounding Crisis for Helmand’s Displaced as Winter Looms – #WorldPolitics

A Taliban onslaught on the southern province of Helmand has forced thousands of Afghans to flee their homes, with provincial officials warning of a “human tragedy” due to a lack of essentials needed to protect the displaced from the looming cold season. “Winter is coming, and displaced families in Lashkar …

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#UKPoli: Greens welcome Prime Minister’s conversion to wind power but warn much more is needed – #UKPolitics

6 October 2020 Green co-leader warns that level of investment must match rhetoric Green Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley has welcomed the confirmation that the long-running opposition to wind power by the Conservative Party has finally been reversed. The Prime Minister is today due to promise to power every home in the …

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#WorldPoli: Kurds Warn of Mounting Ethnic Tensions in Iraq – #WorldPolitics

The Iraqi Kurdistan government is warning of mounting ethnic tensions in the country’s disputed territories, saying that Kurdish families are being forcibly evicted from their homes by Arab settlers in a manner that “threatens peace and stability.” Some security experts also say the renewed ethnic tensions over long-standing property ownership …

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#UKPoli: One month extension to eviction ban not enough, Greens warn – #UKPolitics

21 August 2020 The ban on evictions in England has today been extended until 20 September. [1] The ban was due to end on Sunday, 23 August, risking an unprecedented wave of homelessness, with a possible second wave of coronavirus on the way. Responding to the announcement, Green Party councillor …

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#WorldPoli: Recent Surge in Violence Blow to Afghan Peace, Experts Warn – #WorldPolitics

A string of violence against civilian targets in Afghanistan this month has set off a debate over the fate of the U.S.-brokered peace deal, with some experts warning that brutal onslaughts such as the Kabul maternity ward attack put the fragile peace process at risk. The May 12 gunman assault …

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