Former Young Greens Co-Chair nominated for ‘Best Activist’ at the LGoS Awards

4 June 2014

Former chair of Liverpool Young Greens and current Co-Convenor of Young Greens North Hannah Ellen Clare was nominated for ‘Best Activist’ at the Liverpool Guild of Students Awards this week. Hannah was nominated for her role in organising student protests against the sell off of the student loan book, and against the unfair wage ratio […]

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Liverpool Greens Are Best Alternative To Labour in Riverside

3 June 2014

In a post written by Peter Cranie, the recent North West Lead candidate in the European Elections, it has been revealed that from analysis of the council results, Liverpool Greens Candidate Martin Dobson looks to come a strong second in the Liverpool Riverside Constituency in 2015. By analysis of the 7 wards Riverside contains, Peter has […]

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Liverpool Greens Experience Membership Surge

28 May 2014

After the great results in the Liverpool City Council elections, many are flocking to join our ranks, with membership up 45% in the past six months. This is great news for us, as we prepare to fight the general election campaign next year with Martin Dobson standing in the Liverpool Riverside Constituency. We would like […]

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Liverpool Greens Win Big to Become Official Opposition

25 May 2014

Liverpool Green Party has doubled our City Council seats after the elections on May 22nd 2014. Liverpool Green Party Chair Tom Crone gained the third seat in St Michaels Ward, joining current Green Councillors Cllr John Coyne and Cllr Sarah Jennings. This is great news for Tom, who previously lost out in 2010 by just over […]

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Liverpool Greens Petition Mayor to Save Libraries

21 May 2014

St Michaels Greens have launched a petition to save Sefton Park Library, asking Liverpool Mayor Joe Anderson to reconsider the budget alternatives proposed by Liverpool Councillors. As the petition explains, Liverpool Greens believe that libraries are an important part of our community. The Greens proposed redirecting £1.634m from two separate funds which are used for […]

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Green Party stands in 29 seats in Liverpool

7 May 2014

Liverpool Green Party will be standing in 29 out of 30 seats in the the city. 17 of the 29 Green candidates will be women, reflecting the strong national leadership shown by Caroline Lucas MP and Natalie Bennett. The Greens will be looking to make St Michaels an all Green ward by electing Tom Crone […]

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Public Consultation On Landlord Licensing Scheme

26 April 2014

Public Consultation Questionnaires are available at http://liverpool.gov.uk/council/consultation/consultation-on-a-citywide-selective-licensing-scheme/ and close 16th June 2014. Helping with the consultation will help Liverpool city council regulate private landlords. […]

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Liverpool Council budget 2014 – Labour reject Green plans to save libraries and adult day care centres

9 March 2014

Wednesday’s Council budget meeting gave the best evidence yet that the Green Party is right to propose cutting the number of councillors. Not one Labour councillor took part in the budget debate. The Mayor did it all. Why would we need 74 Labour councillors all saying “yes” to the Mayor? Whether he’s cutting services, deleting […]

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Green Party Budget Amendments

7 March 2014

AMENDMENT 1 Recognising the likelihood of increasing unmet demand from people suffering hardship, particularly from the “bedroom tax” and from the reduction in council tax support, the Citizens’ Support Scheme should be increased by £340k for 2015/16 and 2016/17. That provision should be funded by a reduction, from 2015/16, in the budget for the basic […]

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Petition Breakthrough With Greens Urging More Caution On Drugs

14 February 2014

Liverpool Green Party has welcomed the success of a petition launched by Green MP Caroline Lucas asking Parliament to review the 1971 Misuse of Drugs Act. It has now reached the 100,000 signatures that will trigger a parliamentary debate on our failing drugs law. Cllr John Coyne said “There is no doubt that the ‘war […]

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