The Greens have challenged the Tories sell off pledge, saying that 8650 affordable homes need to be built each year in the South East. New social housing, and ending the right to buy have been identified as essential to addressing the housing crisis in the Green Party manifesto published this week. This is even more extreme in the South East than other parts of the country.Read more
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