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The Young Greens celebrate historic general election results

The Green Party has achieved a landmark general election result, with 4 MPs elected to Parliament: Carla Denyer in Bristol Central, Siân Berry in Brighton Pavilion, Adrian Ramsey in Waveney Valley, and Ellie Chowns in North Herefordshire.  The Greens have seen an overall vote share of 7%, over double the amount of votes received in […]

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Young Greens react to General Election announcement

The Young Greens welcome the announcement of the General Election and the opportunity to remove the Conservatives after 14 destructive years in power. The Green Party is confident in winning more seats in parliament, and we are delighted that over 40 of these Green parliamentary candidates are Young Greens. We are excited to get to […]

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The Young Greens celebrate local election success with 12 young green councillors elected 

The Young Greens are celebrating a successful set of results in May’s local elections. The Green Party now has 42 young councillors across England and Wales, with 4 new councillors elected and 8 successfully defending their seats.  Young Green’s saw successful results across multiple council and mayoral elections, including 26-year-old Frank Adlington-Stringer, who, with over […]

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The Young Greens respond to Rishi Sunak’s speech on welfare

14 years of austerity, collapsing public services, and high poverty rates, all contributing to the rising number of those taking days off work or being signed off, have been completely disregarded by Sunak. Instead, the blame is placed at the feet of vulnerable and marginalised members of our society, whilst minimising their experiences. Sunak’s more […]

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“The Green Party has always been my political home”: An interview with Green candidate Izzy Metcalf-Riener

We speak to Young Green Izzy Metcalf- Riener, a Lancaster university student who, after running in the Lancaster council elections last year, is now standing as the Green candidate in the Castle ward by-election.  How did you get involved with the Green party and how has your role within it developed?  The Green Party has […]

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Young Greens 30 Under 30 2024 Round-up

Young Greens Political Education Officer Phil Davies rounds up our 2024 30 Under 30 flagship training scheme The 2024 Young Greens annual 30 Under 30 event took place in Manchester from the 16th-18th of February. This three day residential weekend brought together Young Greens from across England and Wales for training, education and connection building. […]

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The Young Greens respond to the announced student loan uplift

Today the government announced changes to student support in England, including student loans. This will mean that the maximum living cost loans for undergraduates in England will increase by 2.5% from the 1st of August 2024. The same will also apply to the maximum disabled student allowance, given to disabled students who are pursuing full-time […]

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The Young Greens mark International Migration day 2023

Each year, the 18th of December marks International Migration day. This day recognises the importance and value of migrants and immigration to society, both culturally and economically, whilst highlighting the challenges they face. The Young Greens support a system that welcomes those moving to the UK and ensures they are treated fairly and humanely, without […]

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Joint statement from Young Greens Disability Officer and Disability Group Co-Chairs on UK Disability History Month

UK Disability History Month exists to reflect and raise awareness of the marginalized position those with disabilities and neurodivergences hold within society. The significance of disability liberation to UK history is often understated, even forgotten about specifically in the context of the welfare state. Yet despite this, and with the “diagnosed” population at around 24%, […]

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Trans Day of Remembrance Interview Series #3: Lena

Our LGBTQIA Liberation Officer, Lollie, speaks to Young Greens about issues facing trans youth in the Green Party and beyond. Opinions expressed are those of the interviewees. I spoke to Lena, a Green Party member who has fairly recently become involved with the party again, and who works on green politics in her own way. […]

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