Sarah Cope and Clare Phipps’ request for joint candidacy submitted to Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council on Thursday 9th April has been rejected by the Electoral Returning Officer on the grounds of a ban on job-shares for MPs.Read more
The South East Green Party has announced that all voters across the region will have the option to vote Green in the General Election, now that the Green Party has selected candidates for all the 84 seats in the region.Read more
As the Greens' European election campaign draws to a close in the South East of England, the party's two leading candidates are approaching polling day itself with an air of careful satisfaction.Read more
Following tomorrow's European elections, Green MEPs will be stepping up the pressure on shale extraction and calling for a Europe-wide ban on fracking.
The move comes as support for fracking drops to less than 50% of Britain and following the UK government's blocking of European Commission proposals – in January – that would have introduced a degree of regulation for the fracking industry.Read more
The chances are that you oppose fracking.
Maybe you’re worried about the damage it’ll do to our countryside?
Or you’ve realised that it won’t help in the fight against climate change?
Or, maybe, you’re just not convinced that we should be handing tax breaks and subsidies to fracking firms when the evidence suggests that shale gas drilling won’t lower our bills?
But, even though you probably oppose fracking, you might be thinking of voting for a party that supports it.
You may not know that all of the major parties except the Greens want to bring fracking to the UK.Read more
The Green Party yesterday launched its LGBTIQ European manifesto in Brighton to warm applause and cheers.
The event, staged at the Bedford Tavern on Western Street, Brighton, was opened by the Greens' LGBT Group chair, Simon Williams, who recalled earlier days when the Greens were the first party to back equal marriage, at a time when the other parties regarded it as fantasy, and were the party of practical support for teachers trying to work under the yoke of Section 28.Read more