Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. It allows our most engaged readers to debate the big issues, share their own experiences, discuss real-world solutions, and more. 12 DECEMBER 2020 Five years from Paris: Greens in COP warning to host Governments; 11 DECEMBER 2020 Caroline Lucas responds to government ending support for fossil fuels overseas; 10 DECEMBER 2020 Green Party motion to demand basic income pilot in Islington is passed Thirty-five year old Sandra is a social psychologist and lives with her partner and two young sons in the west of the city. Former Green Party deputy leader Sharar Ali. It was renamed to The Ecology Party in 1975 and, in 1985, changed again to the Green Party. They have both taken part in direct action and support grassroots campaigns against immigration detention, HS2, airport expansion and fracking. The GPUS was founded in 2001 as the Association of State Green Parties (ASGP) split from the Greens/Green Party USA (G/GPUSA). Is Black the colour of maternal mortality in the UK? 9th October 2020 . The 2020 election was the seventh since the party decided to have a leader (or two co-leaders) and a deputy leader (or two co-deputy leaders). [6] Each party member was eligible to vote. Read More. Due to the sheer scale of this comment community, we are not able to give each post the same level of attention, but we have preserved this area in the interests of open debate. The Green Party has one representative in the House of Commons and two in the House of Lords. The Green Party Northern Ireland aims to bring social justice, sustainability, grassroots democracy and peace to all - Join us today and be the change! In 1989, the party's Scottish branch split to establish the independent Scottish Green Party, with an independent Green Party in Northern Ireland developing shortly after, leaving the branches in England and Wales to form their own party. Ms Berry has been a London Assembly member since 2016 and came third, behind Labour's Sadiq Khan and Tory Zac Goldsmith, in the London mayoral race that year. A 29-year-old non-binary astrophysicist called Amita Kuttner has announced their bid to be the next leader of Canada's Green Party. Green Party urged to ‘stick with’ leader Eamon Ryan after narrow re-election win UK News | Published: Jul 23, 2020 The Green Party leader beat his rival Catherine Martin by only 48 votes. The Green Party is the only major political party in the UK that commits to a life based on democracy and justice within the planet's limits. The UK’s press regulator ruled on Thursday that The Jewish Chronicle misled its readers in a story about “anti-Semitism” in the Green Party.. Green Party calls for roll out of free access to contraception 10th December 2020 Minister for Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media, Catherine Martin TD on … The results of the Green Party of England and Wales’ (GPEW) 2020 internal elections were announced today (9 September), with Sian Berry and Jonathan Bartley being re-elected as co-leaders and Amelia Womack being re-elected as Deputy Leader. Require UK corporations to abide by the environmental, labour and social laws of their own country and of the country in which they are operating – whichever are the more stringent – and advocate for other corporations to do the same. Chris Jarvis 5 April 2020 Wales Green Party picks new deputy leader – UK Green news round up issue 54 2020-04-05T20:04:49+01:00 Green Parties, News No Comment Lauren James becomes new deputy leader of the Wales Green Party The Green Party leader beat his rival Catherine Martin by only 48 votes. OTTAWA – Green Party Leader Annamie Paul said today that the government’s new climate legislation fails on multiple fronts as a plan to move Canada to net zero emissions and to capitalize on the once-in-a-lifetime economic opportunity of the post-pandemic recovery. The result was announced three days after the Green Party suspended its former equalities spokeswoman Aimee Challenor after her father, who served as her election agent, was jailed for raping and abusing a child. There isn’t a single openly trans or non-binary voice at the top of UK politics, but this Green Party activist wants to change all that Vic Parsons August 6, 2020 There isn’t a single openly trans or non-binary voice at the top of UK politics, but this Green Party activist wants to change all that Vic Parsons August 6, 2020 Please be respectful when making a comment and adhere to our Community Guidelines. Jul 23rd 2020 3:27PM Green Party members have been asked to stick with the party and its leader Eamon Ryan after he was re-elected by a narrow … Green Party urged to ‘stick with’ leader Eamon Ryan after narrow re-election win UK News | Published: Jul 23, 2020 The Green Party leader beat his rival Catherine Martin by only 48 votes. The 2020 Woman’s Hour Power List shines a light on 30 women who … ECO-FOCUS – PLASTIC PANDEMIC? The results were announced on 9 September, with incumbent co-leaders Siân Berry and Jonathan Bartley and incumbent deputy leader Amelia Womack all winning re-election. 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Jonathan Bartley and Sian Berry want to take the Greens 'to the next level', Wollaton Hall in Nottingham which has been transformed into an enchanted light experience to create Christmas at Wollaton Hall, a unique, socially distanced festive outdoor light installation, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson adjusts his face mask as he meets European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen in Brussels, Margaret Keenan, 90, is applauded by staff as she returns to her ward after becoming the first person to receive the Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine at University Hospital in Coventry, Amanda McGurk (left) and Cara McCann outside Belfast City Hall after becoming the first couple in Belfast to convert their civil partnership into a marriage. Read More. Starlene is a longtime member and leader of the Green Party, and joined the staff in 2015. 14th June 2020 . Jonathan Bartley and SianВ Berry want the GreensВ to become Britain's third biggest political party, Find your bookmarks in your Independent Premium section, under my profile. Jonathan Bartley and Sian Berry have been re-elected co-leaders of the Green Party, defeating the two other candidates Shahrar Ali and Rosi Sexton. You can also choose to be emailed when someone replies to your comment. Give me your first preference on 3 August and let’s take the fight for a … A full list of our Spokespeople can be found here.. To contact our spokespeople for interview or comment please contact the Green Party press office: press@greenparty.org.uk Phone: 020 3691 9401 (Journalists only) Following a ballot of members in the region, Wales Green Party has announced that party Leader Anthony Slaughter will be the lead candidate on the South Wales Central regional list in next year’s Senedd election when the party is aiming to make a historic breakthrough by … 18th July 2020 . 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