Sian Berry and Jonathan Bartley win race to lead Green Party

They have pledged to put forward ‘bright Green ideas’ and ‘fiercer Green resistance’ against fracking

Caroline Lucas to step down as co-leader of Green Party

Ms Lucas, the party’s first and only MP – representing Brighton Pavilion – has shared the role with Jonathan Bartley since 2016

Green party outlines green ambitions

The UK needs to transform its energy system to become the “cleanest and greenest” possible. That’s according to co-leader of the Green Party, Caroline Lucas, who spoke on the ITV Leader’s Debate last night to outline her plans if voted into power. She shares her position with Jonathan Bartley, who did not speak at the […]

Green Party pledges to ‘take back control’ of energy system

The Green Party has pledged to “take back control” of the energy system as it launched its environment manifesto. Co-leaders Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley said they will also introduce a ban on fracking, end the ban on onshore wind support, stop the “reckless gamble” with nuclear power, phase out fossil fuel subsidies and bring […]

Green Party elects new leaders

Caroline Lucas has been re-elected as the leader of the Green Party in a job share with Jonathan Bartley. Ms Lucas, Green MP for Brighton Pavilion, was the leader of the party between 2008 and 2012 while Mr Bartley is the party’s work and pension’s spokesman. The party said the co-leadership is a “first in […]

Natalie Bennett to step down as Green Party leader

Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, has announced she will not stand for re-election this summer. The Australian-born campaigner’s second two-year term expires in August. Ms Bennett said she has been “proud to lead a party through a period of phenomenal expansion and increased impact”. While she rose to prominence […]

UK energy policies ‘wrong for jobs, economy and climate change’

The current energy policies in the country are wrong for jobs, economy and to tackle climate change. That’s the view of Caroline Lucas MP from the Green Party who believes the government is taking the sector in the wrong direction. Speaking to ELN she said: “I think the government’s changes to energy policies have been […]

Political Plug-in: Green Party

The Green Party has pledged £35 billion for renewable energy and plan to ban fracking. Are you in favour of those energy policies?

Green Party’s ambitious manifesto ‘challenging’

The Green Party’s manifesto has attracted positive responses but some believe the “technical details” of getting the policies right could be “challenging”. Matthew Farrow, the Environmental Industries Commission’s (EIC) Executive Director said: “The Green Party manifesto, as one would hope, contains ambitious environmental polices many of which we would strongly support.” The EIC particularly welcomed […]

Greens: No fracking, higher climate change targets

The Green Party claims much more needs to be done to tackle climate change in the UK. To have a “reasonable chance of avoiding catastrophic climate change”, it said a 90% reduction in greenhouse gases is needed in the UK in the next 15-20 years. Its manifesto, launched today by party leader Natalie Bennett, states: […]