Local News

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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Greens back plan for ‘people friendly streets’

19 August 2020

We are not closing roads, we are opening them up to all residents and to attract more visitors […]

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  • Lords likely to vote down draconian protest clauses in Policing Bill after Green campaign
    Green Party peers have welcomed an announcement by the Labour Lords that they will finally pledge to reject most of the 18 pages of Government amendments to the Police, Crime and Sentencing Bill which would effectively criminalise protest on Monday [1]. Following a campaign by Green parliamentarians, elected representatives and members to defend the right […]
  • Greens demand emergency insulation for homes most at risk from fuel poverty
    Responding to 27 leading national charities’ call for the Government to take urgent action to tackle the energy bill crisis, including boosting insulation funding [1], Green Party co-leader Adrian Ramsay said: “The UK has some of the worst-performing housing stock in Europe for energy efficiency and fuel poverty [2], which is driving the cost of […]
  • Green Party calls for police to take over Partygate investigation
    Jenny Jones: "This is clearly a matter for the police" Carla Denyer: "Police should be doing their job without fear or favour"  The Green Party has called for the police to take over the investigation into Partygate. The call follows Green peer Jenny Jones’s latest letter to the Met Police Commissioner questioning their failure to […]
  • Green parliamentarians call on Labour to “stand up against this government” over right to protest
    Green Party parliamentarians, elected representatives and members gathered outside Parliament today [Wednesday] to protest the draconian measures in the Policing Bill and urge Labour to join them in standing up against the government. The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill has reached the House of Lords this week, where crucial votes will be held to […]
  • Government ministers are not above the law
    Responding to today’s High Court ruling that the Government’s use of “VIP lanes” for granting contracts during the pandemic was unlawful [1], Green Party co-leader Carla Denyer said: “This is a tremendously important ruling. When Conservative ministers dodgily chose to give contracts to their mates rather than getting best value for the country and the […]
  • Gove announcement on cladding fails to wrap up issue of hazardous homes, says Carla Denyer
    Responding to the announcement by Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities, that developers must pay to fix the cladding crisis that they created [1], Green Party co-leader and Bristol City Councillor, Carla Denyer, said: “Michael Gove’s announcement that developers will be expected to foot the bill for replacing dangerous cladding […]
  • Green Party protest urges Labour to oppose Policing Bill as it reaches House of Lords
    The Green Party has urged Labour to oppose the dictatorial powers within the Policing Bill as it reaches the House of Lords this week. Green Party parliamentarians Caroline Lucas, Jenny Jones and Natalie Bennett and London Assembly member Zack Polanski will be joining a socially-distanced protest in Parliament Square on Wednesday 12 January to defend […]
  • Armed Forces in hospitals shows additional Covid measures needed, Greens warn
    The Green Party has warned additional Covid measures are needed to stop the NHS from being overrun after the Armed Forces sent 200 personnel into hospitals in London to make up for staff shortages. [1] After the Prime Minister earlier this week said he hoped England could “ride out” the Omicron wave of cases, Green […]
  • Green Party calls for an end to gross CEO pay inequality on Fat Cat Friday
    Greens call for a 10:1 pay ratio to be mandated in law Co-leader Adrian Ramsay: “There can be no justification for astronomical pay for a tiny elite while the majority of people are struggling to get by” The Green Party has called for legislation to address the gross inequality in pay as “Fat Cat Friday” […]
  • Green Party five point plan for warm homes, lower bills and a safer climate
    Greens reject Conservative MPs damaging suggestion to remove environmental levies Proposes plan which includes emergency grants for insulation improvements Co-leader Carla Denyer: “This government seems perfectly happy to walk straight into another national crisis, knowing full well that the people who will suffer most are already the most vulnerable in society” As households face soaring […]