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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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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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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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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Number of Green Party councillors increased to 166 across the UK

  • Number of Green Party councillors up to 166
  • Green Party win 87 seats in English local council elections, bringing their total number of councillors to 166
  • Greens now sit on 58 councils across England
  • Greens gain 7 seats on Bristol Council
  • Greens win seats for the first time on Bournemouth, Bath, North East Somerset, Forest of Dean, Lewes, Mendip and Warwick councils
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Hackney Green Party has trebled its results from the 2010 General Election and seen two of the best results in the UK

Heather FinlayHeather Finlay’s Hackney North and Stoke Newington constituency voted the Greens into third place, with 14.6% of the vote share up from 4.6% at last election behind Conservatives 14.7%, Labour 63%.

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Press Statement: Hackney Council's election planning shambolic, says Hackney Greens

"Hackney Council's election planning has been shambolic, to put it nicely," said Hackney Green Party in a statement today.

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