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Cornwall Green Party launches local election campaign with biggest ever slate of candidates

With Greens standing all across Cornwall, from Bude to Penryn and from Saltash to St Ives, Cornwall Green Party is running on a platform of: Democratically accountable planning and an end to destructive ‘development’ A joined-up approach to health and wellbeing Public transport that’s regular, affordable and reliable. Housing policies that address local needs A […]

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A30 expressway drives a hole through Cornwall Council’s commitment to protect nature and climate

“This new road is not a ‘dualling’, which is how it was originally sold to people in Cornwall. It will destroy a wide swathe of countryside, divide rural communities, and is completely incompatible with Cornwall Council’s declaration of Climate Emergency.” – Karen La Borde, Cornwall Green Party Cornwall Green Party is calling for an urgent […]

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Cornwall Green Party responds to Chancellor’s statement

“Half-price meals are a half-baked response to the massive challenges we face.” Speaking for Cornwall Green Party, Tom Scott said: “The coronavirus pandemic is doing huge damage to jobs and livelihoods in Cornwall, and there’s no doubt that we’re now facing a recession worse than anything since the 1930s. “But this is also an unprecedented […]

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Cornwall Green Party calls for greater local involvement in lockdown exit strategy

As the government prepares to announce its strategy to ease the lockdown measures imposed to enforce social distancing, there are worrying signs that it is placing undue reliance on a poorly designed smartphone app and on private contractors with extremely poor track-records. It also appears to be failing to involve local government expertise in efforts […]

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Let’s Keep Local Democracy Working Through This Crisis

Let’s keep local democracy working through this crisis Important planning decisions such as those on the Langarth development can’t just be waved through without public input or scrutiny, say Cornwall Greens. Cornwall Green Party would like to commend Cornwall Council on its handling of the Covid-19 crisis. Weekly updates from the Council leader and Chief […]

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Cornwall Green Party calls for universal basic income to support people during the coronavirus crisis

Cornwall Green Party calls for universal basic income to support people during the coronavirus crisis With many people in Cornwall likely to fall through the security net being held out by the government during the current crisis, Cornwall Greens say that making sure everyone has a guaranteed basic income is the simplest and surest way […]

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Campaign Diary Week 2 – Philippa Purchase

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Crisis the Stratton ward by-election has been postponed. Green campaigner Philippa Purchase is standing for the Green Party in the Bude-Stratton Town Council Stratton ward by-election on 19th March. Philippa is a Bude resident, and currently sits on the Town Council Climate Change and Environment Committee, helping the council develop […]

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Cornwall Green Party comments on George Eustice’s appointment as Environment Secretary

Karen La Borde Karen La Borde, Joint Coordinator of Cornwall Green Party and 2019 Parliamentary Candidate for Camborne and Redruth, comments on George Eustice’s Appointment as new environment secretary: “Cornwall Green Party would like to congratulate George Eustice on being appointed environment secretary. This is a fantastic opportunity for George to put environmental issues at […]

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Cornwall Greens: The climate and our democracy are the biggest losers of this election

Cornwall’s Green Party is calling for people of all parties to see the general election result as a call to arms to defend our climate and reform our “dysfunctional” electoral system. Karen La Borde, who stood for the Green Party in Camborne and Redruth, said: “The real losers at this election are our climate and […]

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