This isn’t just about the European Union. This is about the country we live in. This is the moment to tell the establishment what kind of Britain we want to be.

50+ Messages / Page

  The Green Party · [email protected]
February 25, 2024 at 9:31 AM

Polling results are exciting but we cannot be complacent

John, ? Polling shows that Greens are on track to gain MPs at the next general election. ? In one of our target seats, Bristol Central, polling indicated an amazing 23 per cent swing to the party. ? The news is exciting and proves the organ…
  Mary Clegg - The Green Party · [email protected]
February 22, 2024 at 3:03 PM

Last night's chaos shows the need for Green MPs

Join us so we can change the system together John,The scenes in Parliament last night are beyond disappointing – they are heartbreaking.On this gravest of issues our elected representatives embroiled themselves in party politics and childish…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
February 17, 2024 at 10:03 AM

We must be election ready

Polling shows we can win at the next general election. We must be ready, because we need more Green MPs. John, ? Fed up with the same old, same old from both Labour and the Tories? ? More austerity, no green investment, support for an undemo…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
February 10, 2024 at 10:01 AM

Bye bye £28 billion

We must get more Green voices elected to parliament John,   Bye bye £28 billion of green investment a year.   So Labour has ditched its flagship election pledge – the same week as climate scientists announced the planet breached 1.5 degree…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
February 9, 2024 at 10:12 AM

Labour drops Green transition promises

West?Central?London Dear John, are you as frustated as I am with Labour rolling back on their promises on green investment? With millions of people living in barely insulated housing, forced to waste energy and money to keep their homes warm, it is both socially…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
February 2, 2024 at 9:57 AM

Meeting with Green RBKC councillor Mona Adam

West?Central?London Dear John, At our next monthly members meeting, Monday 5th of Feburary 2024, 7pm in Coffee Plant, 180 Portobello Rd, the main focus will be to discuss local politics with Mona Adam, first Green councillor for Kensington and Chelsea and first …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
January 31, 2024 at 6:42 PM

Your January update from the Green Party

John,   2024 is our chance to elect more Greens who take people and the planet seriously and will stand up for a greener and safer future. Scroll to find out more about how you can get involved 🔽   …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
January 26, 2024 at 6:31 PM

Everyone has a right to seek asylum here

Instead of creating an asylum system that works, they are deliberately making it chaotic and inaccessible to deter people from using their right to seek asylum. John, ? The inhumane deal was criticised by British and European courts, but the…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
January 17, 2024 at 6:02 PM

We win because of you

We can't be bought. We put people and the planet first - always. John, ? Thank you for supporting the Green Party. ? You know that we're not like the other parties. While they are funded by big business, we win because of people like you.? …
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
January 11, 2024 at 12:00 PM

2024 gets underway with Action Days and Hustings

West?Central?London Dear John! With 2024 now in full swing, allow me to reach out to you with a few announcements from your local Green Party. The year will bring several key electoral contests. Here in London we are working hard to extend Green representation i…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
January 7, 2024 at 9:33 AM

There is reason for hope...but it's not Keir Starmer

John, ? So the Tories are terrified of electoral wipe out and want to cling on to power. ? Yet Labour is too weak to offer a country desperate for change a real alternative. ? Shamefully, it has backtracked - again - on its green investment…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 29, 2023 at 6:30 PM

Anniversary Stories: Tackling Air Pollution part 2 - the House of Lords by Jenny Jones

"Defra finally realised it would have to change its complacent approach to public health - blame the local and regional authorities"  As Jenny Jones settled into the House of Lords, tackling air pollution once again became a pri…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 27, 2023 at 6:21 PM

Anniversary Stories: Tackling Air Pollution - the London Assembly by Jenny Jones

"As I settled into my office at City Hall, it was exciting to think that we were really going to get things done" Jenny Jones has campaigned for years to reduce air pollution. Here, in the first of two articles, she outlines how…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 22, 2023 at 10:01 AM

Caroline Lucas in conversation with Roger Harrabin

Watch this wonderful event with two Green greats! John,   What sparked her interest in Green politics?  Why do fellow MPs hide in the toilets in Westminster? How would the Green party’s first MP like to be remembered? Watch this wonderful, r…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
December 20, 2023 at 12:00 PM

Festive Greetings and some dates for your 2024 diary

West?Central?London Dear John, As the year draws to its close, your local Green Party has seen a lot of action. We have delivered leaflets for the London Mayor and Assembly elections in May, reaching 1000s of residents in West Central London with our message of …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 16, 2023 at 10:21 AM

Your December update from the Green Party

John,   We've come to the end of our Anniversary year. But with COP28 concluding in a compromise agreement, it's clear we need Green MPs more urgently than ever to make the case at home and abroad for bold and ambitious climate action.🔽 …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 9, 2023 at 2:04 PM

It's time to kick the Tories out

They're talking about 'climate achievements' at COP28. But we know they can't deliver. John, ? Rishi Sunak is talking up his "climate achievements" at COP28.? ? But we know that the Tories are incapable of delivering the climate action that'…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
December 6, 2023 at 10:00 AM

Welcome Mona Adam: Green councillor of Golborne Ward in Kensington and Chelsea

West?Central?London Dear John, It is such a pleasure to annouce to you that as of today, Greens are represented for the first time ever on the local council of Kensington and Chelsea. Cllr Mona Adam, of Golborne Ward, has decided to leave the Labour Party and …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
December 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM

Our climate leadership is on the brink

Help us keep 1.5 alive John,   Our climate leadership is on the brink.   As Cop28 gets officially underway, it’s clear the UK must ramp up efforts to keep 1.5 alive.   No more net zero dither, reckless rollbacks and cynical U-turns.   We nee…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 28, 2023 at 2:51 PM

Your November update from the Green Party

Open to find out what's happening in the party :) John,   As speculation about a spring general election increased after the chancellor’s “tax cutting” Autumn Statement, activists gathered in our four target constituencies for the biggest Ac…
  Mary Clegg, CEO The Green Party · [email protected]
November 25, 2023 at 9:31 AM

It’s David versus Goliath. Just look at the statistics

John,   The Government has almost doubled the amount political parties can spend on the general election to a massive £35 million.   The change increases the unfair advantages of the bigger parties and makes the election battlefield even mo…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 22, 2023 at 5:32 PM

The government is failing people and planet

The chancellor's autumn statement was just another failed opportunity to end the cost-of-living crisis, tackle the climate crisis and restore the crumbling public services. John,   The chancellor's autumn statement was another failed opportu…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
November 22, 2023 at 1:30 PM

December Social and Action Day

West?Central?London Dear John, Its the time of the year to get festive! As the year slowly draws towards its close, its my great pleasure to invite you to our End of Year party Taking place on the 4th of December in our usual location at Coffee Plant on Portobe…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 18, 2023 at 10:31 AM

Let's discuss how we end fossil fuels

Join Green Talks online 22 November to discuss how we end the use of fossil fuels and fast track the energy transition. Sign up here :) John, ? Are you coming to our Green Talks on zoom 22 November at 6pm? ? With the backdrop of COP28, co-leader Adrian Ra…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 17, 2023 at 12:10 PM

Anniversary Stories: The first Climate Emergency Declaration by Carla Denyer

"The Zeitgeist was with us - people were finally starting to get climate change is the most serious threat affecting humanity" Five years on, Carla Denyer assesses progress made since as a Bristol city councillor she successfull…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 10, 2023 at 6:50 PM

Let's end fossil fuels

John,   Keeping fossil fuels in the ground is vital to tackle the climate emergency. We must transition now into an energy system that is powered by renewables.   Like us, Ecotricity realise that we must act today to save our planet. In 201…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 8, 2023 at 7:23 PM

How do we fast track the energy transition?

Join Green Talks online 22 November to discuss how we end the use of fossil fuels and fast track the energy transition. Sign up here :) John, ? Our last Green Talks of the year will take place Wednesday 22 November at 6pm on Zoom. Will you join us? ? As G…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 7, 2023 at 3:51 PM

When in a climate hole, don't keep digging

Today's King's Speech offered communities no hope for the cost of living crisis or the climate emergency. Instead, Rishi Sunak has decided: when in a climate hole, keep digging.  John,   Today's King's Speech offered communities no hope for …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
November 4, 2023 at 8:22 AM

The Green Party in Europe since 1989

Join our special online event John,   In 1989 the Green party polled over 2 million votes in the European parliament elections - our best results yet in a national election. Did this remarkable result have a lasting legacy? What impact did …
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
November 1, 2023 at 8:30 AM

November Monthly Meeting

West?Central?London Dear John, We had some fantastic Action Days recently, delivering leaflets across West Central London with your help. Now is a chance to catch up in our next monthly meeting Monday 6th November in our usual place, Portobello Rd Join our next…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
October 31, 2023 at 9:20 AM

Your October update from the Green Party

John,   Delegates gathered in Brighton for what's likely to be the last annual conference before a general election. Scroll down to find out what's going on in the party and how to help get the next generation of Green MPs elected🔽 …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
October 28, 2023 at 8:21 AM

From PR, to the Green New Deal, Brexit and Beyond

Join us for a special fiftieth anniversary online event. From PR to the Green New Deal, Brexit and Beyond: GPEW and Europe since 1989   John,   Jean Lambert witnessed at close quarters the growth of Green politics in Europe. Appointed an “ho…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
October 24, 2023 at 5:01 PM

One year of climate vandalism

The prime minister has been in post for one year – a year where he has thrashed the environment and climate. John,   The prime minister has been in post for one year – a year where he has thrashed the environment and climate by:   ❌Granting …
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
October 19, 2023 at 6:00 PM

This Weekend: Join our Action Day in West Central London

West?Central?London Dear John, this is a reminder that we are out leafleting this Saturday to get Greens elected in London in May 2024. Join our Action Day With Zoe Garbett, the Green Party candiate for Mayor and our amazing Assembly candidates, we have the team…
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
October 13, 2023 at 8:30 AM

Help us get the word out for positive change in London

West?Central?London Dear John, the Tories under Premier Sunak and London Mayoral candidate Susan Hall are moving Britain backwards by extending fossil fuel extraction and entrenching car dependency, while openly flirting with conspiracy theorists and criminals v…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
October 6, 2023 at 7:11 PM

Will you back Four for 24?

John Today we officially launched our campaign to get the next generation of Green MPs elected. It's called Four for 24 and we need your help to ensure we get four Green MPs elected at the next general election. The Conservatives are breaking Britain – th…
  Caroline Lucas, The Green Party · [email protected]
September 30, 2023 at 8:02 AM

Make no mistake - this is a climate crime

John,   On Wednesday I woke up to news that the Rosebank oilfield has been given a green light. Make no mistake - this is a climate crime.   And coming as it does, hot on the heels of the PM’s speech last week rolling back critical measures…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 29, 2023 at 5:32 PM

Your September update from the Green Party

John,   This month, the prime minister has decided to delay climate targets and green light Rosebank. The Green Party has been working hard to fight back against the climate criminals. Scroll down to find out more about what's going on at t…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 26, 2023 at 5:52 PM

Join us for a night of Green Comedy 6 October

Tickets are going fast for Mark Steel's one night only green comedy event Friday 6 October 7.30pm at the Brighton Centre. Get yours here! John,   Did you get your ticket to our comedy gig in support of the party? 💚   We can guarantee a fun …
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
September 26, 2023 at 9:24 AM

October Monthly Meeting and Action Day

West?Central?London Dear John, We are entering conference season and the political Westminster is rife with chatter about the next General Election. We cannot wait! Every extra day of this desperate government means more privilige to polluters and poshies, and…
  Mary Clegg - CEO of The Green Party · [email protected]
September 24, 2023 at 8:01 AM

There is an alternative to the Conservatives and Labour

Be part of the change you want to see John,When the car industry tells you that you are not going fast enough towards Net Zero you really know you are in trouble.The Conservatives have abandoned any final pretense that they are governing the country and wil…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 23, 2023 at 8:32 AM

More not less action to tackle the climate and nature crises

John,   It’s been a terrible week for climate leadership.   On the same day the head of the UN urged world leaders in New York to speed up climate action, Rishi Sunak organised a Downing Street press conference to set out plans to slow it d…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 20, 2023 at 6:05 PM

Help us beat the climate dinosaurs

John, ? Rishi Sunak has announced a dangerous U-turn on net zero. ? The UK is already on track to miss most of its climate targets, but in an extraordinary speech, the Prime Minister said he wants to weaken green policies and slow down clim…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 19, 2023 at 5:31 PM

Bring it back into public hands

John,   A few weeks ago we emailed you about the government's plans to scrap rules in place to protect our rivers and waterways from pollutants from new housing developments.   Now we know why. A fifth of Conservative Party donations have c…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 15, 2023 at 5:20 PM

One Night Only: Mark Steel at the Brighton Centre, 6 October!

Mark Steel will headline an evening of green comedy Friday 6 October 7.30pm at the Brighton Centre. Are you coming? John,   Join us Friday 6 October 7.30pm at the Brighton Centre for an evening of unforgettable green comedy! 🎤   Mark Steel, …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 12, 2023 at 11:41 AM

Anniversary Stories: Defending Brighton Pavilion by Adam McGibbon

"Gaining an MP in 2010 had been a huge boost but it also made us fragile. Losing the seat at that point could set us back massively. " Adam McGibbon was the campaign manager for Brighton Pavilion in 2015 as Caroline Lucas set ou…
  Caroline Lucas, The Green Party · [email protected]
September 9, 2023 at 9:12 AM

We must keep Green voices in Parliament

This week Parliament came back after a summer break that’s seen the PM abandon any pretence of protecting our climate or nature. Dear John,   This week Parliament came back after a summer break that’s seen the PM abandon any pretence of pro…
  The Green Party · [email protected]
September 6, 2023 at 5:21 PM

Online event: 'The cost of living: a crisis of inequality?'

Join our next Green Talks online Tuesday 26 September - sign up here! Zack Polanski hosts Dr Shabna Begum, Cade Hatton and Pat Fitzsimons. John,   Join us for our next Green Talks to discuss the cost of living crisis Tuesday 26 September 6-7.30pm on zoom!  …
  The Green Party · [email protected]
August 30, 2023 at 5:21 PM

Anniversary Stories: We Can Win by Chris Williams

Chris Williams is the Green Party's Head of Elections. He writes here about being the party's first ever Field Organiser and joining when we had only 68 councillors, to today where we have 750 councillors and have built the foundations to get more Green M …
  Fabian Frenzel, WCL Green Party Chair · [email protected]
August 30, 2023 at 8:30 AM

September monthly meeting

West?Central?London Dear John, I very much hope you had some time to relax over the last few weeks. Most of us are forced to work too much. As Greens have said for decades, this is driven by a relentless (and yet increasingly failing) culture of economic growth …