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Greens will fight to reintroduce a new version of People Friendly Streets in Salisbury

13 April 2021

Greens will fight to reintroduce a new version of People Friendly Streets in Salisbury […]

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Greens are everywhere

10 April 2021

In Salisbury there will be a full slate of Green Party candidates for the first time ever, with Greens standing for all 24 of the City Council seats and all 8 seats on Wiltshire Council. […]

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Greens will fight for Green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic across the country

9 April 2021

The Green Party has pledged to fight for a Green Recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by providing good quality, sustainable jobs for communities across England and Wales. […]

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Greens support call for ‘State of Nature’ amendment in Environment Bill

5 April 2021

The Green Party has reiterated a call for a ‘State of Nature’ clause being included in the delayed Environment Bill […]

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Clean air for a Green future

2 April 2021

The Green Party has reiterated its call for the government to scrap its £27bn road building programme and all airport expansion […]

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Greens demand VAT for retrofit is cut to ensure warmer homes

26 March 2021

The Green Party is calling on the government to cut VAT for refurbishment and retrofitting works to lower energy consumption […]

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Clapping is good, fair pay is better

6 March 2021

Greens value our NHS and all our care workers. They deserve so much more.

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The Tories have lost their way in terms of transport policy

14 November 2020

So many changes of direction that U-turn is no longer an adequate metaphor […]

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A new approach to Housing is needed

11 November 2020

Our response to a Government White Paper […]

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Letter to Salisbury Journal re. old BHS store

8 October 2020

Could this be the start of a community hub? […]

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RSS National News

  • Green Party statement on the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh
    As a mark of respect the Green Party will be halting all national campaigning in the period leading up to, during and following the funeral of the Duke of Edinburgh.  This suspension will begin at 8pm Friday night and run until 8am Sunday morning.  Co-leader Jonathan Bartley said: “The Green Party will be joining in […]
  • Green Party condolences on death of Duke of Edinburgh
    The Green Party has expressed sincere condolences to the Queen and the rest of the Royal Family following the sad news of the Duke of Edinburgh's passing at the age of 99.   Co-leader Sian Berry said: "The Queen and Prince Philip were married for more than 70 years and this is undoubtedly a time […]
  • COP26 cannot be delayed again, Greens warn
    Jonathan Bartley: “The government still doesn’t seem to have grasped the meaning of the phrase ‘climate emergency’” The COP26 climate change summit must go ahead in November, the Greens have warned amid reports that it could be delayed for a second time. [1] Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley said: “The government still doesn’t seem to […]
  • Greens are clear: Institutional racism in the UK does exist
    Greens accuse Government of using race commission report to whitewash institutional racism The Green Party has condemned the summary of a report from the Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities as a deliberate attempt to whitewash institutional racism. The members of the Commission, set up in the wake of the Black Lives Matter demonstrations, were […]
  • Green Party launches local election campaign with pledge to build a Green Recovery
    Jonathan Bartley: “After the long, dark winter of Covid we want to make sure that we bring spring into all our council chambers with new hope for a greener, more caring future” The Green Party will today [Wednesday 31 March] launch its local election campaign with a pledge to build a Green Recovery in every […]
  • Greens call for inquiry into government’s handling of Covid-19, one year on from start of lockdown
    The Green Party has called for a full public and judge-led inquiry into the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic on the one year anniversary of the first national lockdown. [1] In the wake of almost 150,000 Covid deaths [2] and as the successful vaccine rollout means pressure on public services is starting to lift, […]
  • Green Party calls for new vision for armed forces in response to defence review
    Calls for refocusing on promoting peace and protecting people and places from the effects of climate change The Green Party has criticised the government’s plans to focus the defence review away from the needs of citizens and towards robots, drones, and cyber warfare [1], warning the armed forces should instead be used to promote peace […]
  • Government’s industrial decarbonisation strategy “aimed low and will still miss its target”, Greens warn
    Councillor Carla Denyer: “It is depressing to see how, yet again on a vital green issue, the government has aimed low and will still miss its target.” The government’s new industrial decarbonisation strategy [1] goes nowhere near far enough and lacks the proper plan and finance to achieve its aims, the Green Party has warned. […]
  • Greens Condemn Integrated Review as ‘Misguided’
    ‘Unless everybody is secure, nobody is secure’ Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley has responded this morning to the Integrated Review calling it ‘Misguided’. He said: "This review is based on meaningless rhetoric about Global Britain and a desire to boost the sale of arms by British companies. It will do nothing to increase the security […]
  • Road building and airport expansion must be scrapped say Greens
    The Green Party has reiterated its call for the government to scrap its £27bn road building programme and all airport expansion, which severely undermines efforts to cut air pollution and carbon emissions. Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley has said the government's road building programme, announced in last year’s budget [1], is completely at odds with […]