Bristol Green Party responds to the Autumn statement
Bristol Green Party have today issued a response to George Osborne's Autumn statement.
Disastrous Spending Review Further Undermines Economy and Environment of South West, says Green MEP
Leading South West Green, Molly Scott Cato MEP, has hit out at the large cuts to departmental budgets announced today in the chancellor’s spending review and has heavily condemned the announcement of a new £1bn Shale Wealth Fund.
Greens Support Bristol Climate Change March This Sunday 29th November
Bristol Greens are urging as many people as possible to come on the climate change march and demo this Sunday 29th November beginning at noon in Castle Park.
Green politicians’ job share success
Today Green councillors voted for the Green Assistant Mayor on Bristol City Council’s cabinet to be held as a job share. This move will, for the first time, see a cabinet member in one of Britain’s core cities share a job.
Green councillors call on the Prime Minister to cut the cuts
Green Councillor for Clifton East, Carla Denyer represented Bristol at Number 10 Downing Street today, joining Green Councillors from across the country to hand in a joint letter calling on the Conservative government to end the destructive cuts to local government.
Dirty power stations inside the city? Even Tories and Greens unite to say it’s a bad thing
Two very unlikely allies have emerged in light of the proposed capacity power generators currently proposed for St Werburghs, Lockleaze and Lawrence Hill. The proposals are for three gas fuelled power stations to form part of the Short Term Operating Reserve (STOR) network to feed the national grid at peak times.
Pressure mounts as students, staff and councillors come together to call for ‘fossil free’ university
Pressure is mounting on the University of Bristol to ensure none of its £56 million endowment fund is invested in fossil fuel companies. The campaign has seen students, staff, councillors and others work together to call for the university to become ‘fossil free’.
Green councillors back unions in face of ‘devastating’ trade union bill
Green Councillors will state their strong support for a union-backed campaign to overturn the government’s trade union bill at Bristol’s full council meeting tomorrow.
EU-US trade deal would threaten workers’ rights, public services and local democracy
Across the country, local councils are standing up and calling for an end to the controversial TTIP trade deal which would increase the power of multinational corporations at the expense of workers’ rights, environmental protection and local democracy.
Green Mayoral candidate: "I will appoint an Assistant Mayor for Open Democracy to help build trust"
Tony Dyer, the Green Party candidate for Mayor of Bristol has expressed concern that a recent report on "The Impacts of Mayoral Governance in Bristol" records an alarming lack of trust in Bristol City Council and the Mayor.