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

14 April 2021

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

24 March 2021

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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Green View in St Michaels Ward March 2021

21 March 2021


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Call for radical 50 per cent traffic cut for clean air and to save lives

18 March 2021

Tom Crone sitting on electric cargo bike The Green Party today (Friday March 19) called for a 50 per cent cut in city centre traffic to end a crisis killing over 1,000 people a year. The call came as the Liverpool City Council debated a new clean air policy. Green Group leader, and city mayor […]

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High cost of Tory Budget freeport deal for city region

3 March 2021

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

2 March 2021

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

24 February 2021

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 Rathbone family who maintained a large house and estate […]

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City left leaderless and rudderless as Labour descends into chaos

23 February 2021

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

23 February 2021

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

5 February 2021

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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