Caitlin Greenwood on why she joined The Green Party, and why she thinks her generation will have the biggest positive impact on our planet.
Caitlin with Eastleigh MP, Mims Davies
Written by Caitlin Greenwood, Eastleigh Green Party
My name is Caitlin, I have been involved with the Green Party since the May 2015 elections despite being only 14 when I joined.
I joined the Green Party buzzing with ideas and wanting to join in with all the activist action. Many people in the Green Party have been very welcoming to me (if somewhat surprised by my age). Continue reading
Written by Kylie Barton, Portsmouth Green Party
Caroline Lucas’s Railways Bill – a Private Member’s Bill (PMB) presented to Parliament for the first time in June 2015 is scheduled to receive its Second Reading on 22 January. The Bill provides for the rail network to be brought back into public ownership step by step, with franchises reverting to control by a public body either when they fail, or when their contract expires.
This time last week, the world saw one of the largest days of climate action ever. From the heart-warming scenes of shoes left where the people could not march in Paris, to a 50,000 strong crowd in London, and the hundreds that marched for change here in our very own county.
Southampton’s Day of Action
Written by Peter Handley, Portsmouth Greens
On Saturday, 7th November, Hampshire Greens held their inaugural event to encourage cross county initiatives and coordinate on local issues. I was live tweeting on the @HampshireGreens account for the day and have written up my coverage of the event here.
Written by Kylie Barton
The sun shone on us Greens last weekend as we travelled down to Bournemouth in our thousands for the Autumn Green Party Conference, the first since the election, and the first since Corbynmania grabbed the nation. So there was plenty to talk about.
Corbyn is obviously a fan of ours
Written by Dan Hill, Andover Green Party.
With the election of a red Labour leader, many Greens are feeling conflicted, but they shouldn’t. The Green Party is a party of social and environmental justice. We aim to create a just, equitable and sustainable society. Our goal is to build a society and political system that works for the common good. Labour however, still wish to work within the current system, maybe tweak it a little, but not the overhaul that is needed to get our democracy back on track.
Written by Kylie Barton (this is a comment piece containing the opinions of the author, not The Green Party).
There has been much speculation about what will happen to the Green Party in the event of a Corbyn win, and in the event of a Corbyn lose. This conundrum will start to unravel at around midday tomorrow, when the country learns who will be entrusted with leading the opposition for the next 5 years.