Statement in Support of Strike Action

Hackney Green Party Councillors Issue Statement in Support of Strike Action: “There are no services without people.

This week, workers on the UK’s railways are taking industrial action to demand a decent pay rise, job security, and no compulsory redundancies.

Today, Hackney Green Councillors have expressed their “total support” for this action.

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Statement: Police Operation in Ashwin Street

Green Party Dalston Ward Councillor; Zoë Garbett 

I condemn the action taken by the police in Dalston yesterday (14 May).

I was present from 18:45 where I spoke with riders, the union supporting riders (Independent Workers of Great Britain, IWGB), the police and members of the community/protesters.

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Hackney Goes Green!

We are really excited to announce that Zoë Garbett and Alastair Binnie-Lubbock have been elected as Councillors for Dalston and Hackney Downs respectively. Zoë also finished in a strong second place for Mayor, up 6.5% on the last Mayoral election.

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Hackney Greens Release Plan for a Fairer, Greener Hackney

We are super proud this week to release our Manifesto for the Local Councillor and Hackney Mayor elections on the 5th May 2022.

It has been developed from conversations with residents and from proposals put forward by local community groups. We have listened to and respected residents as experts in their lives and communities.

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Local elections 2022: Greens standing in every ward in Hackney

Hackney Green Party are once again standing candidates for all 57 seats on Hackney Council. With more candidates than the Conservatives and Liberal Democrats combined, Greens are the real opposition to the Labour-dominated Council.

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Statement: Transphobia

Statement by the Officers and Core Team of Hackney Green Party

We will continue to make our local party a safe and welcoming place for everyone, including trans and non-binary people. All forms of bigotry, including transphobia, are counter to Green values – whether expressed outright, through dog-whistles, or under the guise of “debate” and “reasonable concerns”.

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Statement: Police Drug Swabbing in Shoreditch

Statement from Zoë Garbett, Green Party candidate for Mayor of Hackney, on recent police drug swabbing in Shoreditch:

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Green Assembly Member listens to Hackney Youth and challenges police stop and search 

Caroline Russell, one of the Green Party London Assembly Members, has challenged the police on their use of stop on search based solely on the smell of cannabis.

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Hackney Green Party By-Election Candidates Announced

Hackney Green Party have announced their candidates for the four by-elections taking place on 6th May 2021, profiles below.

It is essential that the majority Labour council in Hackney gets held to account with a real and active opposition. Vote Green if you want green.

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Speaking Out Against Nuclear Warheads

In March 2021 the Government said it would increase the number of UK warheads. The response from many people was to ask: ‘what’s the point?’. Nuclear warheads are unusable and also immoral. In January 2021 a UN Treaty banning nuclear weapons came into force.

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