Results tagged “Green Party”

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With policies such as shackling Tesco's rapid expansion in east London and aiming for 75% affordable and social housing on new developments, the Green Party is placing itself firmly on the left in Tower Hamlets.

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Smog in London is a big reminder that action needs to be taken on both domestic and global levels, according to Green Party leader Natalie Bennett.

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It's enjoying rising passenger figures, flights to more destinations and looking forward to a bumper Olympics.

However, if mayoral candidate for the Green Party Jenny Jones gets her way London City Airport would be shut down to make way for vegetable patches.

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By Andrew Williams

Amid all of the confusion and intrigue following the election last week, one historic fact stood out as a highlight.

The Green Party returned their first member of parliament, with Caroline Lucas winning Brighton Pavilion. This is a huge step for the Greens who have been labelled as more of a pressure group than a proper political force.

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By Andrew Williams

As feverish speculation mounts about election winners, losers and hung parliaments, green issues are set to be a key battleground in the vote.

Whether it's campaigners opposed to a third runway at Heathrow and expansion at City Airport, or lobbyists for reductions in fuel duty, green arguments will be used by all sides to justify decisions which could shape the future of our country.

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