Rail fares – a letter to Portsmouth South MP Flick Drummond

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.

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Green Party Philosophy – what is it?

The Donut Economy

The Donut Economy

Written by Sharon Galliford (Surrey and Hampshire Border Green Party)

Green Party Autumn Conference – Bournemouth 2015
Fringe Workshop Friday 25th September: Green Party Philosophy – an introduction for new members

All party members set policy and have equal rights to vote etc. the same as any other member from the moment they join. The core values of the party are set out here and include policies for a sustainable society and the philosophical basis of the party.

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#GPConf Autumn 2015 – A First Timer’s Take

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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.

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… Still Green

Corbyn is obviously a fan of ours

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.

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Green Party Policy – a cheat sheet

Written by Kylie Barton

This is a synopsis of some of the lesser known policies as they appear on the Green Party website. Some parts are pasted, some are summarised.

General philosophy
The Green Party is a party of social and environmental justice, which supports a radical transformation of society for the benefit of all, and for the planet as a whole. Humankind depends on the diversity of the natural world for its existence.

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