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Jonathan Bartley Slams Conservative Party, Claiming it Has “Rot at its Core”


Green Party Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley has laid into the Conservatives in a keynote speech at the Party’s conference in Harrogate today. Slamming Government policy on everything from migration to the arms industry and from Brexit to climate change, Bartley labelled the Conservative Party as having “rot at its core”. Continue reading

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These Are the Five Best Tweets from Day One of Green Party Conference

Over the next three days, the Green Party of England and Wales are holding their biennial conference in Harrogate. In between the impassioned speeches, intense policy debates and embarrassing social events, many thumbs get tapped into smart phones, to spread the word on Twitter. We’re collating the very best tweets of conference. Here’s our pick from day one: Continue reading

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Green Politicians Send Solidarity to Trans Pride

Image via Phelim Mac Cafferty

Prominent Green Party figures and politicians have this weekend been participating in and sending solidarity to Trans Pride celebrations in Brighton & Hove. Trans Pride is celebrating it’s fifth birthday this year, and organisers have estimated more than 2,500 people took part in the flagship march.

Green Party Co-Leader Caroline Lucas tweeted her support to the event, following a solidarity message from Green MEP Keith Taylor:

Other Green Party figures were present at yesterday’s events, including Convenor of the Green Group on Brighton & Hove City Council, Phelim Mac Cafferty and the Green Party’s LGBTIQA+ spokesperson Aimee Challenor (both pictured above).

Trans Pride is a charity based in Brighton & Hove run by volunteers, which organisers a series of events in pursuit of trans liberation, as well as the annual Trans Pride protest march. Protesters braved braving the rain, and throughout the rest of the day were addressed by speakers, poets and musicians.