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Jean Lambert MEP: Recognition of Palestine an important step in a peaceful solution

17 December 2014

Green MEP Jean Lambert welcomes the resolution of the European Parliament to support the recognition of the Palestinian state, saying "for too long Palestine has received mixed messages from Europe".

First Trans Man Standing for the Green Party in the 2015 General Election

15 December 2014

"LGBT struggles are close to my heart and I will always support equality for all" says Green Party parliamentary candidate Charlie Kiss, who becomes the first trans man to stand for UK parliament for the Green Party.

Bulldozers due to tear down Earl’s Court exhibition centres

15 December 2014

Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson criticises the Mayor of London's approval of the demolition of Earl's Court, calling the decision "simply disgraceful". The exhibition centres are worth an estimate £1bn to London's economy.

4 in 10 homeless cases in London caused by evictions

11 December 2014

Latest figures show 38% of homeless cases come from the loss of private tenancy, in response Green Assembly Member Darren Johnson has called for "more security, rent controls and end to benefit cuts" for private tenants.

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

10 December 2014

Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones criticises the Mayor of London's 'workfare' scheme whose participants were half as likely to be employed by the end of it as those who did not, calling on the Mayor to "drop sanctions" (for those who did not participate) and "focus on meaningful support for young people struggling to find a job."

Common’s committee criticises action on tackling air pollution

08 December 2014

As the latest estimates of premature deaths from vehicle pollution approach 7000, Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones calls for action to be taken to protect those going to school nearby heavily affected areas and to make the Ultra Low Emission Zone "sooner, stronger and bigger".

London Green Party membership doubles in one year to surge past 5000 figure

08 December 2014

The "Green Surge" is set to continue, with the London Green Party's membership doubling in the past year in line with the national party's rise. The co-chairs of the London Green Party call the increase in membership a "landmark for the London party", as they look to build upon impressive results in the May 2014 local and European elections.

“Keep the East Coast Mainline in public hands” says Green Party on day of national demonstration

03 December 2014

"The only people this decision will benefit are the shareholders at Virgin Trains and Stagecoach" says London Green Party Councillor Caroline Russell as the Green Party are set to take part in the national demonstration this Saturday against the privatisation of the East Coast railway service.

Lambeth’s ‘go slow’ on 20mph limit

03 December 2014

Lambeth Green Party is calling on Lambeth council to stop dithering and set a timetable for implementing the 20mph borough-wide speed limit it promised four years ago.

Boris Johnson “talks big, but delivers little” on car free days

01 December 2014

The Mayor of London is reconsidering calls made for car free days in 2010 by Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones, who welcomes the rethink but warns his planned £32 billion expenditure on road expansion will negate any benefits.


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