Greens reveal lettings agents breaking the law

Green Party members visited ten lettings agents across south Hackney and found more than half are potentially breaking the law on displaying lettings agency fees.

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Member's Voice: What happens at a Green Party conference?

The 2015 Green Party Autumn Conference was held in Bournemouth - and no-one could ask for a better spot or more perfect weather! The local party put up a marquee on the beach, the sun shone down on us and some particularly brave locals were even swimming.

Our Hackney co-ordinators, Samir and Charlotte, tried to, as their job title suggests, co-ordinate which events to go to. Check out their diary of a conference attendee...

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Cost of homelessness in Hackney doubles since 2010

According to information obtained by the Green Party using the Freedom of Information Act, the cost of homelessness in Hackney in 2009/10 was £3,092,255 compared to £7,167,440 in 2014/15. Over the same period of time, spending on staff was cut from £3,239,653 to £2,608,491.

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Green Party members support striking traffic wardens in their struggle for sick pay

Hackney Green Party members joined forces earlier this month with local traffic enforcement officers as they took industrial action after negotiations broke down with their employer Acpoa Parking.

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Candidates announced in London Green Party Mayoral contest

Six candidates will compete to be the Green Party’s London Mayoral candidate after candidates were formally announced today.

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Event: March With Us – End Austerity Now!

On Saturday 20th June, the Hackney Greens will join what looks to be the biggest protest of the year, marching through central London against austerity.

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Hackney Council withdraw Public Space Protection Order

"Hackney Green Party welcomes the withdrawal of the Public Space Protection Order. Along with many other campaigns and individuals, we were concerned that it would be used as a tool to harass the vulnerable.

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Hackney Council amends Public Space Protection Order

Hackney Council has removed referenced to rough sleepers from its Public Space Protection Order after pressure from homeless groups, residents, legal professionals, and the public.

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Natalie Bennett criticises £1,000 fines for Hackney’s homeless

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett is backing Hackney Green Party’s calls for Hackney Council to retract its proposals to impose fines of up to £1,000 on persistent rough sleepers and homeless people. The plans are included in the provisions of a Public Space Protection Order covering much of central and south Hackney.

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Stop criminalising the homeless, say Green Party

Hackney Green Party is today calling on Hackney Council to rethink its proposals to fine persistent rough sleepers and other street people. These are included in the provisions of a Public Space Protection Order covering much of central and south Hackney.

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