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CLIMATE-FRIENDLY EUROSTAR FACES COLLAPSE AS GOVERNMENT SAY IT ‘IS NOT OUR COMPANY TO SAVE’

Eurostar has asked the UK government for a bail out having suffered huge losses during the Covid 19 pandemic. Annual revenues fell from £1billion in 2019 to around £180milllion in 2020 and services slashed from 50 a day to 2. But Transport Secretary Grant Shapps said last month that as the company is majority-owned by the French, and the UK sold their stake in 2015, it is ‘not our company […]

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Government airport expansion undermines climate plan

The government’s airport expansion plans for Heathrow and Gatwick severely undermine efforts to cut air pollution and carbon emissions, and are completely at odds with the UK’s role as chair of this year’s COP, according to Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley. Bartley reiterated: ‘It makes no sense to talk about climate ambition as a priority […]

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Green Party Mayoral Candidate backs Universal Income for Londoners

The Greater London Assembly has backed a motion by Green Party Mayoral Candidate, Sian Berry, calling on the government to provide support and funding for a trial of Universal Basic Income (UBI). The Greater London Assembly joins 27 other local authorities across the UK in calling for trials to be implemented Sian Berry and fellow Green Party Assembly Member, Caroline Russell, have long campaigned for City Hall to back a UBI scheme in […]

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