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
July saw Green Party members from across the South East come together as activists to strategize how best to continue the green surge and build upon the successes of the general election.