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Green councillors urge Mayor Anderson to be bold and bar arms dealers from the city

Green councillors urge Mayor Anderson to be bold and bar arms dealers from the city

21 July 2021

Green councillors today (Wednesday July 21) urged new Labour Mayor Joanne Anderson to be bold and back a ban on an international arms fair planned for October in the council-owned Exhibition Centre. They welcomed the Mayor’s recognition that Electronic Warfare Europe is a major arms fair bringing together weapons merchants and ‘some of the most […]

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Pledge to deepen and intensify scrutiny

28 May 2021

Green councillors vowed to deepen and intensify scrutiny of the new Labour administration following the first council meetings. Green councillors will sit on key committees, including those scrutinising Planning, Audit and Licensing decisions made by the Labour Mayor. Green Party Group leader Cllr Tom Crone said: ‘We know from comments made by the last Mayor […]

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Greens reflect on mixed fortunes in 2021 local election results

Liverpool Greens reflect on 2021 local election results

10 May 2021

Green candidate Stephanie Pitchers’ resounding victory in St Michaels marked the high point of the party’s Liverpool election campaign that also saw increased votes in other wards but no further gains. The campaign was framed by the horrors of Covid and the restrictions that imposed on public activities. Green Group leader councillor Tom Crone said: […]

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Liverpool Green Group leader Tom Crone on City Mayor result

8 May 2021

First, congratulations to Joanne Anderson. It is no small matter for Liverpool to have elected the first black, woman mayor of a major city. That speaks volumes for Liverpool’s reaction to Black Lives Matter and the continuing racism we see around us. I hope this marks a historical, defining moment for a city largely built […]

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Greens demand attendance records made easily available for public scrutiny

3 May 2021

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

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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