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"My 47 Labour colleagues call me 'The Only Green in the Village' "

31 July 2014

Elected in May 2014, Caroline Russell is the sole Green Councillor for Islington - as well as the sole opposition to Labour. In her blog for politics.co.uk, she describes her experience so far of being the "only Green in the village"

"Vote Green to defend Lambeth's sheltered housing" says by-election candidate

29 July 2014

Ineligible Labour Councillor re-stands in Knights Hill at a cost of over £15k to residents whilst Labour continue to attack the borough's sheltered housing.

London Councillors: "We’re minded this Eid to consider the plight of those in Gaza"

28 July 2014

As communities in London and across the world celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid, London's Green Councillors express their hope for peace in Gaza

Green AM criticises growing trend of "poor doors" in London's new developments

26 July 2014

Green AM Darren Johnson has accused developers of "contempt for ordinary people" after an investigation with the Guardian revealed less well-off tenants are being forced to use separate doors in a growing number of London's new developments.

Mayor giving fast-food companies direct access to children despite obesity crisis

24 July 2014

Green Assembly Member Baroness Jenny Jones speaks out against Mayor Boris Johnson's track record of letting companies promoting products with high amounts of fat and sugar sponsor events involving children.

Mayor of London will miss affordable housing target

23 July 2014

Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson expresses his shock at the Mayor's 'relaxed' attitude about his 'abysmal record' on affordable housing.

Green voice in Lambeth to be gagged by Labour

22 July 2014

New amendments in Lambeth, which are set to be forced through by Labour without consultation, are an act to further centralise power and control and to remove accountability under the guise of giving local residents more of a say says Green Councillor Scott Ainslie.

Lambeth Council worst in London for penalising poorest over council tax support

18 July 2014

Greens call on council to end failing policies which are hurting Lambeth’s poorest residents after new report shows Lambeth Council has issued most summonses, called in the baliffs more often and charged over £1 million in costs to its poorest residents.

London needs robust plans to combat heatwaves

17 July 2014

Green London Assembly Member Baroness Jenny Jones calls for the Mayor of London to seriously address London's lack of ability to cope with rising temperatures.

Call for Investigation into ‘apparent cover up’ over Lambeth Council’s Foster Care Failings

16 July 2014

Lambeth Green Party Councillor Scott Ainslie joins MPs calls to investigate the 'apparent cover up' of how a convicted paedophile was allowed to become a foster carer.


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