Former Guardian Weekly editor Natalie Bennett was this week confirmed as the new leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, replacing Caroline Lucas who has served in the post since its creation. The new leader has set her party some ambitious goals: six MEPs by 2014, and a Green councillor in every [...]
Australian-born journalist Natalie Bennett has been elected leader of the Green party, with Dudley councillor Will Duckworth as Deputy.
The electoral returning officer for the Green Party of England and Wales’ internal elections, has announced the results for posts on the party’s executive, known as GPEx.
“I’ll be voting for Alex because I believe she has a terrific combination of qualities which the Deputy Leader will need – energy, creativity, political experience and the charisma needed to help build a stronger Green Party and communicate its message to the widest possible audience.”
The basic aim of our Science and Technology policy is to encourage and promote research, development and application of science and technology which will: Increase knowledge and understanding Help to understand and address the major environmental threats such as climate change, pollution and biodiversity losses. Contribute to a better quality of life for all the [...]
By Kieran Anderson, who you’ll find on twitter at @andersonkieran This was my second time at conference and when arriving, even in my somewhat dazed state having come direct from the Norwich Election count, I had this sudden moment of panic, what on earth was I doing coming back to this hugely complex unstoppable juggernaut [...]
by Rustam Majainah Those of you who remember your schooldays will probably be familiar with the concept of Model United Nations, Mock General Elections and other events, set up to try and attract young people to politics by showing them its not like BBC Parliament all the time. You go to them acting as if [...]
On Thursday last week, Ash Haynes was elected coucillor for Town Close Ward in Norwich. It was her 20th birthday. The next day, she went to her first party conference. My conference experience began at 12pm on Friday, when I wandered in tired and confused after the Norwich local election counts. My first impression was [...]
On Monday the Green Party of England and Wales kick-started next year’s review of science policy with an excellent fringe session on “Science Funding in an Age of Austerity” with Imran Khan of the Campaign for Science and Engineering (CaSE), science writer Frank Swain and Stuart Parkinson of Scientists for Global Responsibility, chaired by the [...]
in our first of a series of conference fragments, Spin Pitman is glad he was persuaded to back AV At the Green Party autumn conference last weekend we passed a motion to commit the Party to supporting the proposed referendum on AV next May, as a step towards implementing PR at Westminster. The debate was [...]keep looking »