Young Greens condemn resignation of ex-Conservative Youth Chair Ben Bradley

Conservative Youth chair Ben Bradley has resigned[1], within only a few months of being appointed, over the government’s Brexit plan. Young Greens co-chair Ben Parker said: “If Ben Bradley ever wanted to represent young people, he would have fought this government’s hard Brexit position, standing up for freedom of movement. Young people overwhelmingly voted to […]

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Young Greens respond to the government’s EU Nationals Citizenship Statement

With the announcement of the Home Secretary’s scheme to grant EU citizens ‘settled’ status in the UK post-Brexit[1], the Young Greens of England and Wales want to emphasise the need for legal clarity, especially in the wake of the windrush scandal, to make clear their concerns about the process. The Young Greens are calling on […]

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Young Greens call for apology from Sheffield Star

The Young Greens of England and Wales have expressed their dismay and disgust at the treatment of Lord Mayor Magid Magid by the Sheffield Star.[1] Following his highly reported inauguration as Sheffield’s youngest ever Lord Mayor, Green Councillor Magid Magid has been subject to a vicious, racist and xenophobic front page attack. Young Greens Co-Chair […]

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Young Greens react to May Bank Holiday floods

The Young Greens express their sympathy to residents of areas such as Birmingham who have been affected by flooding this weekend. Flash storms, which have seen transport disrupted and caused many homes, cars and personal belongings to be damaged, including many student homes, have happened throughout England and Wales [1]. Tragically, these floods have also […]

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Young Greens stand with the Windrush generation

  The Young Greens have today expressed their support for the Windrush generation against the background of a number of reported threats of deportation. [1] This is following a petition [2] for the Government to discuss this gaining over 100,000 signatures. Young Greens Co-Chair Ben Parker said: “The continual deportation of the windrush generation is […]

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