London Elections

A Classy Response to The Khan-Hate Campaign.

J.N. Paquet | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Politics
J.N. Paquet

Although I did not vote for him on Thursday, I have only one thing to say to Sadiq Khan: "Congratulations, Mister Mayor, on a large, clean and classy win!"

Getting It Right: Voter Registration Lessons For The UK

Oliver Sidorczuk | Posted 25.02.2017 | UK Politics
Oliver Sidorczuk

In Britain, we have a serious, growing problem with the health of our democracy. Yet policy-makers have systematically failed to look beyond our shores and undertake even a basic search for the available solutions to our problems.

Next Year, Every London Borough Matters for the Greens

Jonathan Bartley | Posted 28.07.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Bartley

We owe it to our friends and families. We owe it to the city we call home and we owe it to ourselves. We must seize this once in a generation moment and take the fight to Labour and the Tories in every London Borough in 2016.

Next Year's London Elections Are Make or Break for the Green Party

Jonathan Bartley | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Politics
Jonathan Bartley

London is a world-class city but too often we don't get the world-class services or the world-class jobs Londoners deserve. My offer to Londoners is this: I will deliver good jobs for young people, affordable homes for every family, opportunities for new Londoners, stronger local economies and a transport network we can all be proud of.

Greens Advance in Local Elections

Adrian Ramsay | Posted 15.07.2012 | UK Politics
Adrian Ramsay

This year voter turnout was disappointingly low. Some blamed it on the rain but we need to look deeper for explanations about why so many people have lost faith in politics.

BNP Trounced In Local Elections

PA | Posted 04.05.2012 | UK Politics

The British National Party suffered a major setback in the local elections, losing six council seats. Campaign group Hope Not Hate said the results...

A Day in the Life of a Poll Clerk

Harriet Williams | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Politics
Harriet Williams

'It says here that you've got a postal vote' I say to the man offering me his polling card. 'Oh yes, I've used it' he smiles back at me. I explain gently that you can't vote twice, and he says 'oh right then, that's absolutely fine', keen to show me he's not offended.

Despite Last Night's Cheering, the Challenges for Labour Remain

Robert Philpot | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Politics
Robert Philpot

While the results of the London mayoralty and Glasgow city council elections are still awaited, Labour can celebrate ejecting the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition which has controlled Birmingham for the last eight years and looks on course to pick up over 700 seats nationwide.

Conservative Voters - What Were You Thinking?

George Chesterton | Posted 04.07.2012 | UK Politics
George Chesterton

Behind the fever of the current political crisis there is something depressing about the way revelations concerning self-serving MPs and corporate collusion have been reported as 'news'. The past few weeks have shown that power, corruption and lies (aka the blindingly obvious) need to be illuminated in neon lights before the majority of the public take notice.

London: It's Time to Back Boris - Not Ken Again

Ed McRandal | Posted 02.07.2012 | UK Politics
Ed McRandal

Londoners should ask themselves whether they want a mayor who seeks to unite or divide? Whether we need a mayor who sticks up for London or for his cronies? And if we can trust a man who says one thing and then does the opposite.

The Green Party: Good For Your Wallet!

Adrian Ramsay | Posted 01.07.2012 | UK Politics
Adrian Ramsay

Thanks to government mismanagement, an ever growing number of people live in fuel poverty, unemployment continues to rise and a million houses stand empty.

Boris Johnson’s Ultra-Negative Campaign: It Looks Like the Nasty Party is Back

Seema Malhotra | Posted 04.06.2012 | UK Politics
Seema Malhotra

Both campaigns say the issue is who will make you better off - "Better Off With Ken vs Better Off With Boris." Let's have that debate tonight. It is what Londoners want, and what Londoners deserve.

Guilty Pleasures: Can You Be Green and Still Get a Good Gag?

Baroness Jones | Posted 30.05.2012 | UK Politics
Baroness Jones

On Wednesday 4 April the London Green Party will host its second comedy fundraiser at the Leicester Square Theatre, headlined by Alistair McGowan and Scott Capurro. It will raise money for the forthcoming London elections, when I'm running for Mayor.