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Greens demand attendance records made easily available for public scrutiny

New analysis of publicly available council attendance record for the last five years reveals that it is Green councillors who turn up while others stay away. Of councillors with five or more years on the council:   St Michaels Green Councillor Sarah Jennings has the highest percentage attendance. Two out of the top three highest […]

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Liverpool left behind in bid to save lives and clean up city’s air

The Green Party today (Thursday April 15) called for urgent action following a devastating new report highlighting delays in tackling air quality that are costing lives and damaging the city economy. A new report from CBI Economics, commissioned by the Clean Air Fund, found that ‘Liverpool remains behind other cities such as London, Bristol and […]

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Time for all tainted city leaders to resign as one

Liverpool Green Group leader Tom Crone today (Wednesday, March 24) called on the city’s Labour leaders to ‘resign as one’ following a damning report into years of failure that has opened the door to unelected Tory rule on Merseyside. Cllr Crone said the people of Liverpool would have the chance to make their verdict known […]

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High cost of Tory Budget freeport deal for city region

Green Group leader Tom Crone today (Wednesday March 3) warned that the Liverpool City Region freeport deal was the wrong strategy to create the clean green economy of the future. Tory Chancellor Rishi Sunak said the entire region will become a Freeport under a plan announced in the Budget. Cllr Crone said evidence from around […]

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Council Budget must deliver a Green New Deal for Liverpool

The Green Party will deliver an alternatve Budget for the city at Wednesday’s Council meeting that makes a priority of kick-starting a post-Covid green economic recovery. Green Party Group leader, and candidate for City Mayor, Tom Crone said: ‘It is nearly two years since the council declared a climate emergency, yet its Budget plans point […]

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Greenbank Greens demand end to Watering Can park development

Dan Fieldsend and Cllr Lawrence Brown outside Greenbank Park Greenbank Green councillor Lawrence Brown today (Thursday February 24) called on the council to back local residents opposed to the extension of the Watering Can café into the local park’s memorial walled garden. Greenbank Park was bought for the people of Liverpool in 1897 from the […]

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City left leaderless and rudderless as Labour descends into chaos

Liverpool City Council Green Group leader Tom Crone today (Tuesday February 23) called for a ‘Clean-hands Cabinet’ to lead the city out of the chaos caused by Labour dropping Acting Mayor and two other leading councillors as candidates for elections in May. Cllr Crone said: ‘The city has been left leaderless and rudderless. Labour has […]

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New ground plans need to be ‘dramatically more ambitious’ to protect environment

City planners will today (Tuesday February 23) be urged to insist on changes to new ground plans for Everton Football Club to bring them into line with Council promises to hit climate change targets by 2030. Green Party Group leader Tom Crone will tell the council planning committee today that the new ground has the […]

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Green candidates call for elections delay to protect public after campaigning ban

Liverpool Green Party today (Friday February 5) called for May’s local elections to be postponed to protect the public and democracy. The call came after the Cabinet Office said the elections would go ahead but with restrictions on campaigning and support to get voters to the polls. The party, which is fielding council candidates across […]

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