Recent News from Kent Greens
Greens stand record number of candidates in 2017 county elections
Fri, 07 Apr 2017
Kent Greens stand a record number of candidates on a radical manifesto in next month's county elections.
Greens across Kent are calling for:
- Significant reductions in air pollution which is responsible for up to 1,600 deaths in Kent each year.
- 21st century education for all, not 1950's selection of the few.
Kent Greens welcome announcement that more child refugees can come to the UK
Wed, 04 May 2016
Kent Greens have welcomed the news that the country is to be allowed to take more child refugees following today's announcement by the government but they have warned that councils will need financial support to ensure this is possible.
Martin Whybrow, Green Party Kent County Council member said: "The passing of the buck by central government to local authorities with regards the UK taking its fair share of child refugees from Europe is better than nothing.
Kent Greens Objection to the Lower Thames Crossing
Sun, 20 Mar 2016
Kent Greens have lodged their objection to the Lower Thames Crossing proposed by Highways England stating to spend £6bn on a scheme that enables a 34% increase in traffic when the world's climate is at tipping should be regarded as a climate crime.
The Lower Thames Crossing would be a climate crime
Fri, 11 Mar 2016
A Lower Thames Crossing would be a climate crime states the Co-Chair of Kent Greens, Stuart Jeffery.