Recent News from Kent Greens
Kent Greens Energy Profits Immoral In Face of Rising Winter Deaths
Fri, 29 Nov 2013
Kent Greens have blasted as "immoral" the massive 77% increase in the domestic profit rate of the Big Six energy companies (1) whilst excess winter deaths rose to 31,000 - a staggering 29% more than the previous year (2).
Kent Green Party Chair and European Parliamentary Candidate, Stuart Jeffrey, said: "It's immoral for energy companies to be increasing profit margins by such high rates when thousands of people across the country are needlessly dying each winter because they cannot afford to keep warm.
Almost 7,000 Kent Households Fall Victim to Bedroom Tax
Thu, 28 Nov 2013
6,921 households in Kent have had their housing benefits cut as a result of the Government's bedroom tax according to figures released by the Department for Work and Pensions (1).
Kent Greens Warn of Fracking Frenzy
Mon, 18 Nov 2013
Kent should ready itself for New Year "fracking frenzy", warns Thanet Green Party councillor, Ian Driver.
Kent Greens Welcome Withdrawal of Gas Drilling Applications
Sat, 09 Nov 2013
Kent Green Party has welcomed the decision of Coastal Oil and Gas Ltd to withdraw its planning applications for exploratory gas drilling at Guston, Shepherdswell and Tilmanstone in East Kent(1).