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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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Defend our food quality and animal welfare standards, Mr Glen

24 September 2020

I am sure that Salisbury’s farmers and consumers will be very interested to see whether John Glen again puts obedience to Government whips ahead of the interests of his constituents […]

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Still Time to Save our Library

19 August 2020

Salisbury Greens fight on as
 Council plan hits the buffers […]

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RSS National News

  • New Green Party spokespeople adds to ‘rich tapestry of talent’
    The Green Party of England and Wales has unveiled five new spokespeople for the Party, making a 14-strong speaker team who will stand alongside the party’s leadership as experts in their areas of advocacy. The new positions include spokespeople for Transport and Healthy Streets; Peace and Global Justice; Equalities and Diversity; Housing and Communities; and […]
  • Green Party calls for lawyer MPs who break rule of law to be suspended from professional bodies
    The Green Party has called for legally trained politicians who vote for legislation which disregards the rule of law to be suspended from the Law Society and the Bar Council. Co-leaders Carla Denyer and Adrian Ramsay have written to the two legal professional bodies asking them to consider whether voting for legislation that breaks international […]
  • Cost of living crisis is actually an income crisis and inequality scandal, say Greens
    Increase minimum wage, ensure public sector wages keep pace with inflation and start restoring real wage losses from years of austerity Restore the £20 uplift to Universal Credit and double it to £40 per week Increase tax on the wealthiest to tackle rising inequality and support those on lowest incomes  As Green Party members join […]
  • Not In Our Name - Greens slam 'abhorrent' Rwanda plan, calling for safe routes not deportation routes
    Responding to the imminent deportation flight of asylum seekers to Rwanda under the government’s asylum policy, Adrian Ramsay, co-leader of the Green party, said: “The government’s plan to deport asylum seekers to Rwanda today is utterly abhorrent and has been widely condemned, from the UN and human rights lawyers to bishops and campaign groups. As […]
  • Green Party condemns Brexit legislation as turning UK into pariah state
    Challenges Johnson’s suggestion that this is ‘not a big deal’ Responding to the expected publication of legislation to breach the Northern Ireland protocol the UK government signed up to [1], Molly Scott Cato, Green Party finance and economy spokesperson and former MEP, said: “By publishing legislation to break their own agreement the UK government is […]
  • Not a Food Strategy at all - it's junk, says Green Party co-leader Adrian Ramsay
    Commenting on the government’s Food Strategy for England [1], which is launched today, co-leader of the Green Party, Adrian Ramsay, responded:  “This is not really a strategy at all - it’s junk. The failure to expand free and nutritional school meals or intervene to challenge fast and highly processed food will leave millions of children […]
  • Greens criticise Boris Johnson’s divisive housing policy that will harm poorest households
    Responding to the news that Boris Johnson is expected to say he wants to extend the right to buy in a speech later today [1], co-leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Carla Denyer said: “This is clearly a cynical attempt by the Prime Minister to gain a quick headline for a policy […]
  • Greens condemn Conservative failure to oust law-breaker Boris Johnson
    Responding to the news that Conservative MPs have voted to keep Boris Johnson as leader, Green Party co-leader Adrian Ramsay said: “It is extremely disappointing that Conservative MPs have once again failed to gather the courage to do what is right for the country and get rid of a Prime Minister who not only broke […]
  • Government proceeds from windfall tax must do more for those on lowest incomes, Greens say
    Responding to the Chancellor’s announcement of a windfall tax on the profits of energy companies to help people pay rising costs [1], Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack said: “While we welcome the fact that the government has finally seen sense over taxing the ‘dirty profits’ made by oil and gas companies to help people […]
  • Boris Johnson must take full responsibility for law breaking in Downing Street, say Greens
    Responding to publication of the damning Sue Gray report, which highlights “failures of leadership and judgement in No 10 and the Cabinet Office” [1], Green Party co-leader Carla Denyer said: “This report has to be the final curtain for Boris Johnson’s squalid attempt to play the role of Prime Minister.  “Never before have we seen […]