Green Councillors criticise new Department for ‘Levelling Up’

Following the Government’s announcement of Michael Gove’s appointment as Secretary of State for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and the removal of ‘Local Government’ from his ministerial title, Green Councillors call for re-affirmation and acknowledgement of the crucial role of local councils. Greens welcome the idea of better funding communities. The Government’s definition however, falls […]

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Hundreds of local people could lose right to vote under unfair Elections Bill, warns Green councillor

Hundreds of voters who live in the Stroud area could lose their right to vote if the government’s Elections Bill, which goes back to the House of Commons for its second reading on 7 September, becomes law, Stroud District Green Party is warning. “The Bill’s stated aim is to ensure that UK elections remain ‘secure, […]

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