Green Party Leadership Elections 2018: Young Greens Hustings

31st July 2018

Voting has opened in the 2018 Green Party Leadership and Deputy Leadership elections. These elections are extremely important as they help to define the direction our party will take for the next two years, and members of the Young Greens have a real chance to impact the results of these elections. You will find your […]

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

10th July 2018

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 Officer scheme launched!

29th June 2018

On behalf of the Executive Committee of the Young Greens, we’d like to share an exciting membership proposal to all local parties and Young Greens; we would like to propose having a Young Greens Officer on every local party executive (if possible) across England and Wales! The mutually beneficial purpose of the recruitment of Young Greens […]

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

22nd June 2018

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 challenge Government on inaction on clean air

21st June 2018

Today, the Young Greens of England and Wales encourage the Government to take action and clean our air. On Clean Air Day, the Young Greens are calling for real action on air pollution as well as encouraging members to support and implement the Green Party’s Breathing Cities campaign in their local areas. The campaign, that […]

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Second 10:1 Fair Pay Campaign Report Launched!

29th March 2018

Since the first Young Green’s 10:1 report was launched in 2013, conditions for university staff and students are constantly being chipped away. Tuition fees continue to rise, Vice Chancellor’s salaries have increased to eye watering amounts; and now university staff across the country are threatened with an overhaul of their pensions that could leave staff £200,000 […]

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A bright start with our lovely new 30u30 cohort

18th March 2018

This weekend covered Campaigns and Elections just in time for May’s Local Elections! We’ve got a brilliant new co-hort that we can’t wait to work with again. We were lucky to be joined by Green Party staff who gave us professional advice on how to turn voters Green on the door steps. Finally we joined Sian Berry […]

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First Young Green Candidate Training at Spring Conference

28th February 2018

Young Greens will host a day of training and presentations for YG candidates and Councillors on the Saturday of Spring Conference. So if you’re 30 or under and are thinking of becoming a Green candidate in the next year or two, come along to meet other candidates, hear from our Regional Managers about what’s involved […]

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Young Greens Feedback Form launched

13th January 2018

Young Greens value your feedback and we want to make sure we are providing the best experience for all of our members. We think it’s important to forge good relationships between the membership and elected representatives, so we’ve created this space for you to air your concerns, give us your feedback or offer suggestions to […]

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30 under 30 applications close one week today!

5th January 2018

Applications for 30 under 30 close one week today! Start the New Year with a new opportunity and apply before the deadline closes on Friday 12th January! This one year programme offers you the training, mentoring and support needed for you to gain the skills that will help you become the next generation of MPs, Councillors […]

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New Executive Committee announced!

20th November 2017

On the 11th and 12th November, the University of York Young Greens hosted the Annual Young Greens Convention where the new Executive Committee was elected. The current committee consists of two co-chairs, 4 non-portfolio officers and two senate co-chairs. Edits have been made since these elections with new co-optees details. The Co-Chairs, Hannah Graham and Ben Parker, […]

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