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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Student rent strikes must have our support

23rd October 2020

Amid rocketing COVID cases on university campuses and spiralling accommodation lock-downs, students are rising up and demanding justice. In the last two weeks, students at the University of Manchester and University of Bristol announced rent strikes, calling out university management for pushing ahead with a return to campuses even though they were clearly unprepared for […]

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Gavin Williamson

A three week delay on exams will not suffice

16th October 2020

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson’s plan to delay next year’s GCSE and A-Level examinations by just three weeks is a woefully inadequate response to the exceptional disadvantages faced by thousands of students across the country. Due to school closures and a sudden switch to online teaching in the summer term, the current cohort of GCSE and […]

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Rishi Sunak’s latest flashy plan won’t deliver for workers

24th September 2020

Today Rishi Sunak announced a new ‘viable jobs’ support scheme as the government’s furlough scheme winds up in a month’s time. Ostensibly, this is seeking to encourage employers to cut hours, rather than staff. Sadly, Sunak’s latest flashy idea is a million miles off where we need to be. In the DNA of this scheme […]

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Dolce & Gabbana are silencing animal rights protesters

13th September 2020

On 20th September 2019, activists protested outside a Dolce & Gabbana store in London against the company’s use of fur that comes from a breed of bunny called Orylag. This species of bunny has been genetically engineered specifically to be killed for the fashion industry for their soft, dense fur. There is undercover footage showing […]

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