Green Councillors raise thousands as part of Homeless Awareness Week 2017
Four Bristol Green Councillors have already raised thousands of pounds as part of Homeless Awareness Week 2017 in Bristol and hope to raise even more. The four Councillors will be sleeping rough tomorrow night in order to raise money for The Big Issue Foundation.
Listen: A Green vision for farming post-Brexit on BBC Radio 4
Bristol's MEP, Molly Scott Cato talks on BBC Radio 4's 'Farming Today' about two new reports she has commissioned on the future of farming post-Brexit.
Bristol's MEP warns against ‘watering down’ clean beach standards post-Brexit
Bristol's Green MEP for the South West, Molly Scott Cato, has said she is delighted, but not surprised, that a new survey has found seven of the ten best UK beaches are in the South West.
“We cannot vote for a budget that will abandon those most in need” say Greens
At today’s Bristol City Council ‘Full Council’ meeting, Bristol’s Green Councillors have said they cannot vote for the Mayor’s budget that will see cuts of £101 million across Bristol, in addition to recent cuts to the NHS, police and school’s budgets.
Labour whipped to vote down all budget suggestions from other political parties
Bristol Green Cllrs have been told that local Labour Councillors have been whipped to turn down all budget suggestions put forward by other political parties, despite earlier pledges from the Labour Mayor, Marvin Rees, that he would oversee a more collaborative approach to decision-making in Bristol City Council.
Mayor’s budget is “disappointing” compared to Marvin’s manifesto
Leader of the Green Councillors, Charlie Bolton, has today highlighted the “disappointing” gap in what Marvin promised to do in his manifesto and the reality of his first budget.
Opinion: Brexit and the future of farming: threat or opportunity?
With most of our food exports going to the EU, and most of our food imports coming from the EU, Molly Scott Cato MEP writes for The Ecologist asking what plans the government had for the sector after Brexit. The answer? None!
My budget day blues - Councillor Carla Denyer
Tomorrow is the annual Budget Full Council meeting in Bristol. It's probably the single most important meeting I will attend all year, and has taken up a huge amount of my time in recent weeks. A lot of people have been saying "I hope it goes well" and I’ve had to reply grimly “It’s not going to.” Nobody is going to come out of this meeting a winner except the Conservative Government and their successful imposition of the austerity agenda onto another local authority for another year.
Bristol's Green MEP launches report with radical ideas for agriculture post-Brexit
Bristol's MEP, Molly Scott Cato, who is also a member of the European Parliament’s Agriculture Committee, has today launched two reports on ideas for the future of farming post-Brexit.
“We can’t let Tories price Greens out of elections” Darren Hall
Darren Hall, the Green Party candidate for the West of England Metro Mayoral elections, has condemned the Conservative government’s decision to increase the deposit to stand in the elections by ten-fold – to an unprecedented £5,000.