Green councillors raise alarm over local authorities shutting down scrutiny during coronavirus crisis

Green Party councillors have raised serious concerns that some local authorities are using the coronavirus epidemic to avoid scrutiny over their decision-making. In a survey of 372 Green Party councillors representing wards on principal authorities across the country, more than half of respondents said the councils they were elected to were not maintaining proper scrutiny […]

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First ever Green on South Somerset District Council following Conservative defection

Councillor Charlie Hull has left the Conservative Party and joined the Green Party , becoming the first ever Green Councillor on South Somerset District Council. Charlie has represented Northstone, Ivelchester & St. Michaels Ward since his election in May 2019. local Green Party colleagues welcomed him this week into their “Green Team” and are very […]

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Greens from across 120 councils demand urgent funding for local authorities to tackle the coronavirus crisis

Local authorities could lose up to half of spending power this year, letter warns Councillors call for more flexibility to decide on how to spend funding Sian Berry: “Our councils are stepping up but budgets are rapidly reaching breaking point” Green councillors from across the country have signed an open letter to Communities Secretary Robert […]

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