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Greens call on government to allow councils to help Ukrainian refugees

Greens warn councils who want to help refugees are being prevented by lack of government funds Catherine Rowett: “Councils and their constituents all over the region are ready to step up for Ukrainian refugees, just like they were for Afghan refugees. But the biggest barrier is this Conservative government”   The Eastern Green Party and […]

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“Unite to remain” opportunities represent a game-changing solution to the stalemate created by the outdated British electoral system says Catherine Rowett

“Unite to remain” opportunities represent a game-changing solution to the stalemate created by the outdated British electoral system Catherine Rowett, Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Norwich South, has said that the arrangements announced between the Greens, Lib Democrats, and Plaid Cymru should be seen as an opportunity to change UK politics and help people to […]

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Small Business Saturday: Green Party Councillors and Campaigners in the East calls for measures to help the ‘backbone of our local economies’ green their operations and improve employee welfare

Small Business Saturday: Green Party Councillors in East of England calls for measures to help the ‘backbone of our local economies’ green their operations and improve employee welfare Small Business Saturday: Green Party Councillors and Campaigners calls for measures to help the ‘backbone of our local economies’, green their operations and improve employee welfare  This […]

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Green MEPs call to end to the detention of asylum seekers and refugees on International Refugee Day.

Greens in the European Parliament are using International Refugee Day to call for an end to the detention of asylum seekers and refugees, a camapign led by organisations such as These Walls Must Fall. In a joint statement, Green Party MEPs stated: “There have been continuous revelations about the bullying, racism and violence asylum seekers […]

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Greens impatient for council action on climate

The twelve-strong Green Group on Mid Suffolk District Council have accepted the warning from the Government’s Committee on Climate Change that the Government is failing to implement policy to cut carbon emissions fast enough to avoid a climate change catastrophe. Greens argue that the council, controlled by Conservatives on the chair’s casting vote, has also […]

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Green Steps to a Better Tomorrow

The 2020 Summer Conference is taking place online, meaning we can bring you more special guest speakers than ever before, from the comfort of your own home! There are also networking opportunities to help you meet other members from across the Eastern Region, and training from your Field Organiser on how you can breakthrough onto […]

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Three Uttlesford Councillors joins Green Party

Three Uttlesford District Councillors from the local political party Residents for Uttlesford (R4U) have joined The Green Party. The councillors making the switch are Councillors Dr Barbara Light, Paul Fairhurst, and Anthony Gerard. The transition from R4U to the Green Party of England and Wales stems from the councillors’ decision to focus on national interests; […]

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Green Party MEP says that People’s Vote should include everyone

East Green Party MEP says that People’s Vote should include everyone Newly elected Green Party MEP, Dr Catherine Rowett, has called for any potential People’s Vote on Britain’s continued membership of the EU to include EU citizens living in the UK, British citizens living in Europe and also 16 and 17s. Dr Rowett explained: “Our […]

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Heathrow decision “utterly reprehensible” says Green MEP

Reacting to the opening of the consultation on Heathrow expansion this morning, the Green Party’s co-leaders have said this should not be happening. Sian Berry, co-leader of the Green Party and its candidate for London mayor, said: “The only answer to the Heathrow consultation is ‘no way’. “Aviation clearly has to contract, not expand, while […]

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Greens call for “level playing field” for British farmers

Newly elected MEP for the Eastern region, Dr Catherine Rowett, will tomorrow (Saturday 15th June 2019) be meeting members of the Compassion in World Farming organisation who are hosting an event at the Forum in Norwich as part of her efforts to highlight how the EU can ensure better treatment of animals. Compassion in World Farming is a […]

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