Haringey Green Party News

Major changes to the provision of Health Services – but the public is kept in the dark

03 January 2017

Haringey Green Party takes the view that any changes in public services that are likely to have significant impact on local communities and residents should be debated openly and publicly. Haringey Green Party is concerned that the real driver behind these plans is cost cutting. And at a time when both health and social care budgets are under considerable strain leading to real suffering of people, we call for the restitution of lost social care funding.

Green MEP Molly Scott Cato support for new Hinkley legal action

13 December 2016

Green MEP for the South West, and long-time campaigner against Hinkley C [1], Molly Scott Cato, has welcomed news that Greenpeace Energy, a green energy supplier in Germany, is taking renewed legal action through the European Court of Justice (ECJ) over subsidies for the new nuclear power station [2]. The new action follows a complaint by the supplier lodged with the General Court of the EU in Luxembourg last year against the EU Commission for approving billions of euros of State aid for the controversial nuclear project. The General Court dismissed this action so Greenpeace Energy has now lodged an appeal with the ECJ.

Molly Scott Cato, Green MEP and Green Party Brexit speaker on recent vote on triggering Article 50

09 December 2016

“Conservatives and Labour have joined forces to push the boat out into extremely choppy waters with numerous obstacles on route, and with no idea of where they will drop anchor. “I am delighted the Green Party's MP, Caroline Lucas, voted against locking Britain into invoking article 50 without any guarantee of specific plans; no idea where Brexit Britain is heading, and based on an arbitrary timetable.

If you’ve ever wondered why it makes sense to vote Green

09 December 2016

We know the UK’s voting system is not fit for purpose and ensures that the same old, same old parties keep getting into power. So there are relatively few Green Councillors across the UK and where they do exist they are generally in a minority on a Council. In our neighbouring boroughs of Camden and Islington, there is just one Green Councillor in each, for example.

Haringey Green Party calls for transparency on the plans for Hornsey Town Hall

14 November 2016

Haringey Green Party calls for transparency on the plans for Hornsey Town Hall and the area surrounding it and condemns the Council's secretive process. More openness is needed about the proposed development with stronger safeguarding for this Grade 2* listed building and its village green.

Haringey Green Party vigorously opposes the Boundary Commission proposals

31 October 2016

‘Boundaries of electoral constituencies need to be changed from time to time to reflect changes in population, but they should be based on up-to-date, relevant data and should not be used for political game playing’, says Greta Sykes, Chair of Haringey Greens.

Greens Make Progress in Summer of Elections in Haringey

15 October 2016

Haringey Greens have had an amazingly busy time with elections: there was the London election in May, the Harringay by-election in July and the St. Ann’s by-election in October. We’ve been flat out. And not to forget the referendum. So here’s your roundup of results:

Ronald Stewart - Green Party Candidate in St. Ann's by-election

29 August 2016

Ronald, a passionate campaigner for equality, decent housing, clean air and safe transport, stood earlier this year as the Green Party’s candidate for the Enfield and Haringey seat on the London Assembly.

Green Party Announces Candidate for Harringay By-Election

04 July 2016

Jarelle Francis, a 31 year-old Londoner and business man, born and bred in Haringey, has been selected to stand for the Green Party in the Harringay by-election to be held on 28 July 2016. Jarelle says ‘We all know the headline issues in the ward and in the borough. But we want to hear what you, each and every individual voter in Harringay think about these issues – and about other issues, which you feel the other parties don’t consider.’

Haringey choking on toxic pollutants in the air we breathe

15 March 2016

‘Our recent monitoring of NO2 levels in the air we breathe in Haringey has been truly shocking’ says Ronald Stewart, Green Party candidate for the London Assembly (Enfield and Haringey constituency). ‘I expected the results to be bad, but I didn’t expect every single one of the sites we tested to breach EU limits and some at more than double the legal limit.’

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