Young Greens react to General Election announcement

24th May 2024

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 

16th May 2024

The Young Greens are celebrating a successful set of results in May 2nd’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 […]

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

27th April 2024

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

8th March 2024

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

1st March 2024

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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Trans Day of Remembrance Interview Series #3: Lena

8th December 2021

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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Trans Day of Remembrance Interview Series #2: Ash

27th November 2021

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 interviewed Ash Routh, an experienced and longstanding party member, for their thoughts on Trans Day of Remembrance …… Okay, thanks for joining me. Maybe let’s just start […]

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Trans Day of Remembrance Interview Series #1: Kacey

25th November 2021

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 Kacey, a young Green student studying for their A-levels. ……. Hi, welcome and thanks for taking part in this with me. Maybe if we start […]

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Boris Johnson’s New Cabinet Places Fossil Fuel Interests Above The Needs of Young People

21st September 2021

As cuts to Universal Credit threaten to force 800,000 British people into poverty, no amount of cabinet shuffling will distract us from the real-world impact of Tory incompetence.  Students and young people want politicians with the experience and understanding to prioritise wellbeing, create a fairer education system and provide stability in an uncertain future. This […]

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The Student Housing Crisis: The Young Greens Call for Urgent Change 

29th October 2023

In recent years, the housing crisis has reached unprecedented levels, and students are among those who are bearing the brunt of its consequences. Skyrocketing rents, poor living conditions, and a lack of affordable housing options have left many students struggling to find safe and comfortable accommodations in many of our major University Towns and Cities […]

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Young Greens congratulate student receiving their A levels and BTEC results, despite challenging teaching and learning environments

17th August 2023

The Young Greens would like to congratulate all A-level and BTEC students receiving their results today. We wish good luck to all students whatever pathway they decide to take, and acknowledge that academic achievements and exam results are not reflective of their success or potential. This years A-level results are predicted to be significantly lower […]

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Young Greens Convention 2023

30th July 2023

Last weekend the Young Greens held our Annual Young Greens Convention in Bristol. We elected our new Executive Committee and voted on motions proposed by our members.  Hosted in Bristol this year, the Young Greens came together to debate motions on a number of topics. In addition to making policy, we also made a number […]

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Young Greens 30 Under 30 2023 Round-Up

14th June 2023

In March the Young Greens held 30 Under 30 2023, their annual training programme where they trained 30 young people to help them progress to being the next leaders, councillors and activists of the Green Party. The weekend was hosted at Lower Shaw Farm in Swindon. The farm is a former dairy farm now turned […]

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Young Greens celebrate a record number of young people elected as Councillors

7th May 2023

After the May 2023 local election results the Young Greens are celebrating a record number of young people elected as Councillors this year. Going into the local elections there were 22 Young Green Councillors elected across England and Wales. After the results there are now a record number of 35 Young Green Councillors. This increase […]

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Young Greens congratulate those receiving their A-Level and BTEC results

18th August 2022

The Young Greens comments on A-Level and BTEC results day. The Young Greens would like to congratulate all A-Level and BTEC students receiving their results today. After two years of disrupted education through poor pandemic planning from this Government, A-Level students should be very proud of the results that they’ve achieved. The Young Greens wish […]

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