Keith Taylor, Green MEP for the South East, has been visiting oil drilling sites in Surrey and Sussex to offer his support to local campaigners fighting against unconventional oil extraction.Read more
South East Greens have pledged a long and hard campaign to fight off expansion at Heathrow – or any other South East airport - in light of the climate threat.Read more
A growing tide of fossil fuel developments is looming over the hills and dales of the South East and Greens are needed to unite against this threat. There are campaigns in Surrey and West Sussex, including the South Downs National Park, and still time to act.
Surrey Greens call for £177m pension investments to be moved from fossil fuels to benefit Surrey pensioners and the greater good
Green Party Councillor Jonathan Essex has called upon Surrey County Council’s Pension Fund to change the way it does its business.
Cllr Essex, who attended the latest meeting of the Fund this week, highlighted the financial case for considering a more sustainable investment strategy.Read more
Recycling charges could increase fly tipping and traffic congestion, warn Greens - The introduction of waste recycling charges in Surrey and West Sussex has been slammed by Greens across the South East, fearing charging will increase fly tipping and traffic congestion, and is unfair because of the postcode lottery approach.Read more
Greens are supporting a new report by Communities Against Gatwick Noise and Emissions (CAGNE). The report asks: should the Government be considering selecting Gatwick for expansion when its principal business model is to export UK citizens to Europe for low cost holidays, on budget airlines?*Read more
South East Greens welcomed Caroline Lucas MP and Keith Taylor MEP to their summer away weekend for activists. We've posted videos and photos here from the event which got some great feedback. Thanks to all who supported it. Hear more about the Progressive Alliance, Brexit and Caroline's Green journey.Read more
County Councillor Jonathan Essex has responded to the announcement today by the Transport secretary that the decision on a new runway will be delayed until at least October:Read more
30TH June 2016
The Green Party claims the case for airport expansion in the South East is built on sand and should now come crashing down following the decision to leave the EU.Read more