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Greens out on the election trail, powered by reclaimed chip shop oil

Caroline Lucas MP, Cllr Alexandra Phillips & Keith Taylor MEP with the Green Party Bus

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.

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Early May Bank Holiday Brighton

Loving the sunshine in Brighton, great way to start out the tour!

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SE Greens announce Euro elections campaign launch

The Green Party is to launch its South East England campaign for the European elections on the morning of Wednesday 7 May 2014 from its campaign bus in central Brighton.

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The school gates are the new social medium for campaigners, says Green Euro candidate

Alexandra Phillips

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.

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Green European candidates welcome new UN climate recommendations

Alexandra Phillips, Keith Taylor and others at Balcombe

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.

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Finance must serve people, not the other way around

One of the Green Party’s candidates in the European elections had pledged that MEPs from her party will ‘make finance work for people’.

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Osborne and Cameron to serve the poor

George Osborne, on hearing the story of local man Ian Skint, has resolved to renounce all worldly goods to serve the poor.

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SE Green Party MEP election campaign recruiting assistant campaign co-ordinator

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.

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Mark Wood - In Memorium

Mark WoodMark Wood, a Green Party member in West Oxfordshire, starved to death after his benefits were cut, when Atos decided he was fit for work. Stuart Macdonald, our Parliamentary candidate for Witney, has written a short obituary.

 

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100th donor in 3 days to reelect Keith Taylor MEP

Congratulations to the 100th donor to Keith Taylor's appeal to fight the migrant bashers: Alistair Morten.

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