The south east region of England, the constituency created for European representation, is geographically huge, stretching from Milton Keynes in the North to the Isle of Wight in the South and Hampshire in the west to the easternmost tip of Kent. For candidates simply to get around the region and meet voters is a major challenge to all the political parties; the Greens' answer is the Green Party Bus, a traditional Routemaster London double-decker bus decked out in Green style and running not on diesel but on reclaimed cooking oil.Read more
The keys to a successful campaign are real world, thoughtful engagement and not getting too complacent about the apparent reach of social media and email. This was the message brought last week by Green Party European election candidate, Councillor Alexandra Phillips, to a high level audience of campaigners from such luminary NGOs as Greenpeace, 38 Degrees, Action Aid and Amnesty, to name a few.Read more
Green Party European candidates for the South East of England, Keith Taylor MEP and Alexandra Phillips, today welcomed the third instalment of the UN climate change report, praising its focus on the need for governments to act quickly and aggressively in cutting the accelerating pace of greenhouse-gas emissions.Read more
One of the Green Party’s candidates in the European elections had pledged that MEPs from her party will ‘make finance work for people’.
With less than 2 months to go until the Euro elections the South East team are looking for extra administrative support, in particular to help coordinate the campaign and campaign bus tour for the final 6 weeks of the campaign.Read more