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Green Party respond to increased lock down rules in Bradford

The Green Party has responded to government announcements of new lock-down measures across Bradford District and other areas of Northern England. Councillor Martin Love, leader of the Green Party Group on Bradford District Council, said: “The government’s lacklustre approach to track and trace has failed. “Announcing major new lock-down measures on Twitter with less than […]

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Bradford Green Party launches coronavirus recovery plan

Bradford Green Party has unveiled their plan to help ensure Bradford’s recovery following the coronavirus crisis is a green recovery – putting people and our environment at the heart of plans to reinvigorate our local economy. The Green Party coronavirus recovery plan called “A Greener Future for Bradford” is calling for an array of measures […]

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British Airways decision to scrap flights must mean end of expansion plans for Leeds Bradford Airport

Green Party councillor Kevin Warnes has called for plans to expand Leeds Bradford Airport to be scrapped following the decision by British Airways to stop flights to Heathrow. This decision by the UKs largest airline, follows on from news that Ryanair had not featured Leeds Bradford on its Summer 2021 timetable. Councillor Warnes, (Shipley) has […]

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Green councillors ask Bradford Council to only open schools when safe

Bradford’s Green Party councillors have called on Bradford Council to follow the lead of other leading councils and pledge to only open schools when infection rates have dropped to safer levels. Last week, both Liverpool City Council and Hartlepool Borough Council released statements to say that, despite the government announcements that schools will start reopening […]

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Expanding airports is incompatible with meeting our climate targets – Green councillors respond to Leeds-Bradford expansion plans

Bradford Green councillors called for expansion at Leeds Bradford to be ditched in light of the expected reduced demand in aviation after the Coronavirus crisis. The owners of Leeds-Bradford Airport have submitted plans to Leeds City Council seeking to replace the terminal building by 2023, to help facilitate increase passenger numbers from four million a […]

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Report reveals banking inequality across Bradford District

A report by Bradford District Green Party has identified a stark difference in services provided by banks and building societies across Bradford District. The report, which was authored by community campaigner Matt Edwards, set out to investigate the coverage of banks and building societies across Bradford District and then identify the impact of temporary branch […]

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Green Party will place Carbon Chancellor in 11 Downing Street to put climate at the heart of government

The Green Party will appoint a Carbon Chancellor to 11 Downing Street to ensure the climate emergency is placed at the heart of government, under plans to be unveiled today. The Greens will announce their ground-breaking plans outside the Treasury, where they will set out the urgent need for a radical change in how central […]

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Bradford Green candidates welcome General Election

Bradford Green Party’s candidates have welcomed a general election with a pledge that only the Green Party will give power back to the people with a People’s vote and deliver the radical action we need to tackle the climate crisis. Celia Hickson, the Green Party candidate for Shipley has said “Brexit has crippled our country […]

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Greens take part in Bradford Climate Strike

Bradford Green Party members and supporters have taken part in the Global Climate Strike in Bradford City centre today. This is part of a global action that has seen millions of people around the world take part in peaceful protest in cities across the world from Washington to Mumbai. Councillor Martin Love has said: “The world […]

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Greens re-select Andy Stanford to stand in Bradford East

Bradford District Green Party has announced its candidates for Bradford East the next general election – which could be on 14th October. Andy Stanford has been re-selected to represent the Green Party in Bradford East. “It is an honour to once again represent the Green Party in the upcoming election – one that may come […]

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