Green Party slams devastating Tory cuts to Bristol Council
Greens have today slammed the Tory government for reducing funding which could make it impossible for local councils to deliver essential basic services. This comes in the wake of today’s announcement that up to 1,000 council jobs could be lost in Bristol in this financial year, a move that has been condemned by Trade Unions.
Scanning cats killed by cars for microchips
Further crack-down on rogue landlords needed
Call for licensing of landlords in Clifton Down
Bristol Waste contract renewal
Waste contract renewal
St Philips power generator sent back to the drawing board
Green councillors have welcomed a decision by Bristol’s planning committee to send a controversial planning application for a power generator in St Philips back to the drawing board. Councillor Carla Denyer successfully proposed the deferral due to the concerns raised that the real impacts of the proposal have been understated. These include the need to reassess the dangers of air pollution, particularly on children.
Post EU Vote we must stand together for UK EU membership
Whilst we must reassure all those living in Bristol that they are welcome here, wherever they are from, we must not accept that UK membership of the EU is at an end.
Commitment to help poorest pay their Council Tax
Bristol will be one of the few Councils in the country to protect the Council Tax Reduction Scheme in the face of sweeping cuts to local governments. The extension of the scheme, which helps households on low incomes pay their Council Tax, was announced at a Cabinet meeting last night.1
Hate Crime response
Response to email campaign re Hate Crime
The public must have their say on devolution
“Greens have been working throughout the devolution negotiations to ensure that any deal does not just focus on economic growth at any cost. Our regions need good quality, warm and affordable housing and an improved public transport system that benefits all. We are pleased that as a result, Bristol Council voted last night for equality and environmental sustainability to be key criteria for any project looking to be funded by the new deal”
Post Brexit: We must act calmly and with care
Post-Brexit Statement from Bristol Green Party: we must act calmly and with care; care of each other, and care of our city