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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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Greens Win First MEP for the East

In the European election results announced on Sunday night, the Green Party won its first MEP seat for Eastern region, securing 202,460 votes. Newly elected Green MEP Catherine Rowett has issued the following statement: “The results of this election speak loud and clear: the Eastern Region has a Green MEP for the first time.  This is […]

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Greens call for more investment in Bedford’s public transport

Jenny Jones and Catherine Rowett will meet newly elected Green councillors, Ben Foley and Lucy Bywater, at Bedford station at 9.30am to highlight Ben’s campaign for better rail links to the town. Green Party Peer Jenny Jones will visit Bedford on Wednesday 22nd May, accompanied by Green Party lead candidate in the European Elections, Catherine Rowett.  The […]

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Green Party Deputy Leader visits Colchester

Green Party Deputy Leader Amelia Womack, accompanied by the Green Party Lead candidate in the European Elections, Catherine Rowett, visited Colchester on Tuesday 14thMay.  They met Colchester’s first Green councillor, Mark Goacher, of Castle Ward to highlight issues important to the Colchester electorate, such as air pollution, improving cycling infrastructure and involving residents more in […]

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Professor Tim O’Riordan, Emeritus Professor of Environmental Science, University of East Anglia, and former Sustainable Development Commissioner endorses Green Party

Professor Tim O’Riodan issued the following statement today: “I am voting Green in these European Elections. I support all of the Green Party candidates and hope that both Catherine Rowett and Rupert Read are selected to represent the East of England as MEPs. This country needs a positive planetary and humanity-sustaining future which can only be […]

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Former Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams endorses Catherine Rowett

In a statement issued in Cambridge the former Archbishop of Canterbury (pictured here with Catherine Rowett and Jeremy Caddick) said: “It is harder and harder to pretend that we’re not living in the middle of the most serious environmental crisis in recorded history.  We desperately need people in British and indeed global politics who are […]

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