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Green Party calls for lawyer MPs who break rule of law to be suspended from professional bodies

The Green Party has called for legally trained politicians who vote for legislation which disregards the rule of law to be suspended from the Law Society and the Bar Council. Co-leaders Carla Denyer and Adrian Ramsay have written to the two legal professional bodies asking them to consider whether voting for legislation that breaks international […]

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Not a Food Strategy at all – it’s junk, says Green Party Co-Leader Adrian Ramsay

Commenting on the government’s Food Strategy for England [1], which is launched today, co-leader of the Green Party, Adrian Ramsay, responded: “This is not really a strategy at all – it’s junk. The failure to expand free and nutritional school meals or intervene to challenge fast and highly processed food will leave millions of children […]

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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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Greens pledge to tackle cost of living crisis with a retrofit revolution

A ground-up approach to insulate social housing “Change for the better – cutting fuel bills, creating hundreds of new jobs and slashing carbon emissions.”   Green councillors have pledged to tackle growing levels of fuel poverty and the cost of living crisis by supporting a retrofit revolution.  Greens point to a ground-up model, currently being […]

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“Unite to remain” opportunities represent a game-changing solution to the stalemate created by the outdated British electoral system says Catherine Rowett

“Unite to remain” opportunities represent a game-changing solution to the stalemate created by the outdated British electoral system Catherine Rowett, Green Party Parliamentary Candidate for Norwich South, has said that the arrangements announced between the Greens,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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