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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.

Cycling flagship welcome, but rest of London needs “swift action"

27 January 2015

"There are hundreds of dangerous junctions across all areas of London, but this Mayor will manage to finish ten by the time he leaves" says Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson, who welcomes the green light for the East-West Cycling Superhighway and calls for more similar projects to progress.

All other northern regions leave London in the dark, as London drops even further behind on solar panels

26 January 2015

Green Assembly Member Baroness Jenny Jones calls for the Mayor of London to support her draft 'Mayoral Decision' to support wider solar energy implementation in London, as a clean renewable alternative to proposed fracking plans.

Demonstration at the Chinese Embassy to stop elephant decline

25 January 2015

Green MEP Jean Lambert speaks out against the ivory trade at a peaceful demonstration outside the Chinese embassy, calling it "shocking, cruel and unnecessary" and for the Chinese Government to put an end to its engagement in the trade.

Greens urge Lambeth to call off the bailiffs for Council Tax Support claimants

21 January 2015

Lambeth's cuts to Council Tax Support (CTS) is an "unbearable burden on those who can least afford it" says Lambeth Green Councillor Scott Ainslie, who calls their approach of issuing court summons to those with arrears involving CTS "self defeating".

Membership of the Green Party booms in London

19 January 2015

London Green Party's membership booms inline with the rise of the National Party, with the Green Party surpassing UKIPs and Lib Dems membership count and YouGov placing Green Party third in the capital.

Right to Buy ‘is disaster for London’

12 January 2015

As reports reveal a 400% increase in right-to-buy fraud in London, Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson speaks out against the policy calling it a "disaster for London" and for the Mayor to "lobby for it to be scrapped".

Green Party selected to mobilise schools to monitor air pollution in Lambeth

12 January 2015

"We want to empower schools" says Green Parliamentary Candidate for Vauxhall Gulnar Hasnain as Lambeth Green Party are awarded £1000 to support local schools and raise awareness of pollution levels, including installing monitors to counteract Labour's cover up attempts.


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