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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Green Party and fortnightly bin collections

28 October 2013

Liverpool Green Party is calling on all households to recycle more and to make the best of the new situation where the council is imposing a service reduction, moving from weekly to fortnightly collection of general waste for more than half of the houses in the city. Green councillors, candidates and activists want to help […]

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Greens to block rush to scrap bus lanes

24 September 2013

Liverpool’s Green Councillors today joined cyclists, bus and taxi operators to react to the shock announcement that Liverpool’s Mayor wants to scrap bus lanes. The Mayor is said to want a 9 month switch-off of enforcement cameras starting next month. But the Green Party is ready to use the “call-in” procedure so that the idea […]

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Cllr Coyne On Liverpool City Region Consultation

17 September 2013

We recognise the case for some kind of Combined Authority (CA) for Liverpool City Region, but we have disagreements with the current prospectus for such an authority. We recognise that the effects of the government’s austerity programme have hit our subregion particularly hard, combining with pre-existing problems of deprivation and relatively high levels of unemployment. […]

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Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett Gives Her Support To Meadows Campaign

8 May 2013

On Tuesday, Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett gave her full support to campaigners who are aiming to save Sefton Park Meadows from being sold for the building of luxury housing. Over 4000 people have already signed a petition to ask the council not to sell the prized piece of greenspace, described by Heritage England as […]

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Green Councillor aims to suspend sell off of Sefton Park Meadows

1 April 2013

On Thursday 4th April Green Cllr John Coyne will be putting a motion to the Regeneration Select Committee of Liverpool City Council to ask the Regeneration Cabinet Member Malcolm Kennedy to suspend any action on selling off Sefton Park Meadows. You can email the members of the Regeneration Committee and ask them to vote for […]

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Sefton Park Meadows

24 March 2013

Campaigners will be leafletting homes around Sefton Park today to make people aware of the Council’s plans to sell green field conservation land next to Sefton Park. The land, known as Sefton Park Meadows falls within the Sefton Conservation Area, and was designated as Green Space in the Council’s Planning guidelines. It is next to […]

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Liverpool Greens back People’s Petition Against Austerity

13 February 2013

Click here to sign the petition. The Coalition of Resistance, to which the Green Party is affiliated, has launched this petition along with the list of initial signatories. It will be handed in to Downing Street in June 2013 during the People’s Assembly Against Austerity. Please ask everyone to sign. Click here to download a printable version for […]

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Peter Cranie expresses disappointment with MPs who voted against equal marriage

8 February 2013

North West Green Party Euro Candidate Peter Cranie has expressed his disappointment with the 18 MPs in the North West Region who voted against the principle of equal marriage this week.“The fact that one quarter of our MPs voted against a basic equality being extended to all people, supported by leaders of every political party […]

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January 2013 – Negative campaign

19 January 2013

Liverpool’s Labour Party appears to have made a resolution to focus on negative attacks on the Green Party in 2013.  The “Come Clean” jibe is misplaced.  The Green Party has been saying consistently that the council should be prepared to make a rise in council tax in order to protect vulnerable people from some of […]

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