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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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Greens back Gary Cargill for City Region Mayor

Green Party members across the six boroughs have backed Liverpool-born actor Gary Cargill to become City Region Mayor in May’s election. Runcorn-based Gary pledged to turn the City Region green and ‘inspire real long-lasting change.’ The government insists the election for Liverpool City Region Mayor will go ahead, despite concerns over Covid 19 – and […]

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Time to put democracy back into city council

Tom Crone, Green Group leader on Liverpool City Council today (Thursday December 8) welcomed the decision of Joe Anderson to stand down as city Mayor. Cllr Crone said that his role had become untenable. ‘His continued presence as police investigations continue is a distraction at an already challenging time for the city. ‘The Green Group […]

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Call for united way forward

Tom Crone, Green Group leader on Liverpool City Council today (Tuesday December 8) called for a cross-party consensus to bring the city back from the brink of Tory government intervention. Cllr Crone said that continued uncertainty over the role of Mayor Joe Anderson while police investigations into allegations of bribery and corruption continue was damaging […]

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