04 September 2017
In June 2015, Lancashire County Council rejected Cuadrilla’s fracking applications. Yet, in October 2016, this was overturned by the Tory government, following an appeal by Cuadrilla. This was despite government promises, before the 2015 general election, to leave such matters to local councils.
30 August 2017
In memory of Geoff Smith, the founder member of our local Green Party, we have set up the Geoff Smith Memorial Fund to help those who could not otherwise afford to attend a Green Party Spring or Autumn Conference.
22 August 2017
‘Anthropocene’ refers to the start of a new geological epoch which, according to most leading earth system scientists, has now replaced the Holocene. It means geological strata deposits will now be massively dominated by those of recent human origin, as opposed to those due to natural changes.
13 August 2017
Letter to Allerdale Planning Department objecting to proposals by Rydberg Development Company Ltd to construct and operate gas fired Power Stations in Maryport and Workington. The Council has the perfect opportunity to refuse these planning applications because of its climate change policies in the Allerdale Local Plan, one of which reads “Reduce Allerdale's carbon footprint and support a low carbon future.”
03 June 2017
We are encouraging all the people who would have voted Green in Copeland and Allerdale to opt for vote swapping, whereby they are paired with someone who would have voted Labour (for example) but will vote Green in a seat where we have a chance, in return for us voting Labour (for example) in our seats.
25 May 2017
Some of our local Green Party supporters will be disappointed at not being able to vote Green this time. To them - and to those who may already have been thinking about voting tactically in June - I would argue that standing aside, and voting for Labour in both Copeland and Workington, is the Greenest vote you can cast this June.
11 May 2017
Green Party candidates will not stand in Workington or Copeland as part of a national bid to prevent a Conservative landslide.
06 April 2017
The County Council is being put under huge and unfair financial pressure by the Government. Electing Greens means putting ten policies at the top of our agenda:
05 April 2017
The Electoral Commission, on 16 March 2017, fined the Conservative Party a record sum of £70,000 for ‘accounting irregularities’ in 29 key marginal constituencies in the 2015 general election. Conference agreed that the Green Party should launch, as a matter of some urgency, a national campaign to press for by-elections in these seats.
05 April 2017
The County Council is being put under huge and unfair financial pressure by the Government. Electing Greens means putting ten issues at the top of our agenda.