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Greens Stand Up For Vital Green Spaces Under Threat

London Underground’s green infrastructure amounts to 10 per cent of all green spaces in the city.  Yet Emma Wallace, Green London Assembly candidate, has highlighted that TFL contractors have been repeatedly reported removing miles of trees and vegetation running along London’s Underground tracks – most recently along the Metropolitan and Chiltern Lines.   Wallace states: “These […]

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Assembly Candidate’s Call to End War on Drugs

Zack Polanski believes racial discrimination in policing is a problem – especially when it comes to drugs. Along with Sian Berry, the Green Party’s mayoral candidate, he would deprioritise police wasting time on cannabis possession, allowing them to focus on serious and violent crime. Zack’s eyes were opened when he and a friend were stopped […]

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Leading Green Backs Campaign for Reparatory Justice

Caroline Russell calls on Mayor to work for all-party parliamentary commission on atonement and compensation for African enslavement In February, the London Assembly debated a motion to mark the United Nations International Decade for Peoples of African Descent 2015-2024, committing City Hall to eradicating racial injustice and anti-Black racism in the capital. Welcoming the motion, […]

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Sian Berry Calls on Government to Return London’s Road Tax

Londoners not benefitting from vital cash says Green Mayor Candidate Green Mayoral Candidate Sian Berry has made an urgent plea to the Transport Secretary to allow TfL to retain Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) raised in the capital to stabilise its finances, decimated by the pandemic. The Green Party joined other London Assembly political groups in […]

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Greens’ Mayor candidate promises help for homeless LGBT+ Londoners

LGBT+ people face serious disadvantage in housing   Green Party Co-leader, Sian Berry, will provide housing for disadvantaged LGBTQ+ people if elected Mayor of London, citing the community’s high levels of homelessness.   Her strategy includes creating co-operative housing out of disused buildings in the capital, as well as ‘co-housing’ – where residents live in a self-contained […]

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London Needs a Green Living Wage

Sian Berry will set a Green London Living Wage at £14 an hour for workers and apprentices of all ages if elected as the Mayor of London. The Government’s Living Wage is  £8.72 while the Living Wage Foundation calculates that a London Living Wage ought to be set at £10.85. In 2022-23, these hourly rates are projected to be set at £9.02 and £11.10 […]

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GREEN MAYOR WOULD TAKE A ‘PUBLIC HEALTH’ APPROACH TO DRUGS IN LONDON

Sian Berry, the Green candidate for Mayor, has pledged to change the failure of policies around drug use. One of Sian Berry’s mayoral pledges is to deprioritise the policing of cannabis in London, including an immediate stop to using just the smell of cannabis to justify stop and search. The policy aims to direct drug […]

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