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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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Let’s care for all our care workers

18 August 2020

The contribution and commitment of the entire NHS and care sector during this crisis has been truly
 inspirational […]

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Mr Glen will have another chance to uphold his promises to Salisbury’s farmers

9 August 2020

Whether his voting record violated the pledges he gave to local NFU members is something that Salisbury’s farmers can judge for themselves […]

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Mr. Glen will have another chance to uphold his election pledges

16 July 2020

The preservation and protection of UK food and animal welfare standards after Brexit is an issue of crucial importance […]

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Food Security – the next crisis?

12 July 2020

In the UK, one of the richest countries in the world, citizens should not have to go to charities for food. […]

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The Green New Deal

11 July 2020

The present government target of making the UK carbon neutral by 2050 is too little too late […]

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Rethinking Economics – (but what will happen when the furlough payments end?)

10 July 2020

One of the most remarkable things to come out of the COVID- 19 pandemic is a radical change in economic thinking […]

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Rethinking Transport

9 July 2020

One good effect of COVID-19 has been the dramatic reduction in air pollution […]

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The New Normal

8 July 2020

After the pandemic, we need to be able to say … THE WORLD HAS CHANGED FOR GOOD […]

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Every new housing development should have solar panels. Without exception.

27 May 2020

Now is your chance to tell Salisbury City Council that you want solar on every new home. […]

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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 […]