New data shows Heathrow still breaching legal NO2 limits in 2030

20 February 2015

"The Mayor needs to urgently reconsider the geographical range of his proposed Ultra Low Emission Zone" says Jenny Jones as roads surrounding Heathrow are predicted to not meet legal limits for NO2 by 2030, with 50 other London road locations also predicted to be over the limits by 2020.

Mayor plans for London manufacturing to disappear within fifty years

18 February 2015

Mayoral projections estimate that manufacturing will have disappeared from London by 2062, but at the current rate it will have disappeared in half the time. London Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones hit back saying "London’s flourishing manufacturing base is being squeezed out by the Mayor, who is in the pocket of big property developers".

Hackney to Tottenham cycling scheme “great quietway, but not superhighway”

17 February 2015

"Many cyclists will enjoy a quieter, less polluted route, but many others want the directness and speed of the main roads" says Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones as the planned 'superhighway' route 1 from Tottenham to Liverpool will result in no safety improvement on main roads.

Mayor of London’s workfare scheme halved likelihood of young people finding work

17 February 2015

"Boris Johnson has spent £12m forcing thousands of young people to undertake pointless and unpaid work" says Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones after findings showed that young people that completed the 'workfare' scheme were half as likely to be in paid employment at the end as those who did not.

Membership of the London Green Party hits 10,000

17 February 2015

Co-chair of the London Green Party Caroline Allen says it's "thrilling to be a part of this major milestone" as London Green Party membership hits 10,000 and the Green Party polls third in the capital.

Unsafe lorries 'banned' from London to protect cyclists

06 February 2015

Caroline Russell, Islington Green Party Councillor, welcomes the ban but warns that "we should not assume that lorry danger will be fixed (alone) by these new measures" and calls for the removal of incentives to drive fast, such as piece work rates for lorry drivers.

Staff will be ‘stretched to the limit’ by tube ticket office closures – Darren Johnson AM

03 February 2015

Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson questions the decision to remove several hundred staff from the frontline of the ticket office, warning that "many station staff are going to be stretched to the limit".

Green MEP: US trade deal challenges NHS and democracy

30 January 2015

"This trade deal is not about free trade, it’s a free-for-all, slashing regulations in favour of big business" says Green MEP Jean Lambert, who warns that the only way to protect the NHS from further privatisation is to stop the agreement.

Green Party joins mass “March for Homes” demonstration against London housing crisis

30 January 2015

"The Green Party believes a house should be a home to live in, not an asset for investors" says Co-Chair of the London Green Party Tom Chance, as the Green Party announce they will join protesters this Saturday against the soaring housing prices in London.

Green Party wins review of Council’s policy on use of bailiffs in Council Tax Support cases

29 January 2015

“The Council should set a clear timetable for the review which must take place as soon as possible" calls Green Councillor Scott Ainslie, as in light of previous calls the Lambeth Council agree to review it's policy.

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