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Our local manifesto for Taunton Deane

01 June 2017

This is our vision for a Taunton Deane that works for everyone, where public services are fully funded, the value and importance of arts and culture is fully appreciated and the environment fully protected.

Taunton Greens Crowdfunder: Help us elect Taunton's first Green Party MP

21 May 2017

At the last general election in 2015, Clive secured 2,630 Green votes in Taunton Deane. We wish to build on this and gain even more support in 2017. Our target is to raise £1,200, which will enable us to directly deliver our message to 58,000 households throughout the constituency.

Green Party promises to plug £7billion funding gap facing education

18 May 2017

The Green Party has promised to abolish SATs tests and end the academies programme as it announces its plans for an inspiring education system. Vix Lowthion, Green Party education spokesperson and secondary school teacher, will pledge to end the practice of testing children from the age of seven through SATs, freeing teacher and pupils from “pointless, pressured testing”.

Switch to Bulb energy and they'll donate £50 to the Taunton Greens!

17 May 2017

Bulb are switched on about energy from renewable sources. They have the lowest combined tariff offered by any 100% renewable electricity company in the UK.

Green Party promises to end 'privatisation experiment' in the NHS

16 May 2017

The Green Party will today (Tuesday 9th May) promise to 'end the privatisation experiment' in the NHS and pledge to give the health service a 'cash injection'.

Progressive Alliance: 'Why are we standing?'

11 May 2017

Our view on the state of a progressive alliance locally and why we're committed to standing a candidate in Taunton Deane parlimentary seat.

Clive Martin nominated as Prospective Parliamentary Candidate

04 May 2017

Taunton Deane Green Party have nominated Clive Martin as their prospective parliamentary candidate for Taunton Deane in the upcoming snap general election on 8 June. Clive has been an elected Green Party Parish Councillor in Bishops Lydeard for the last 6 years and regularly campaigns on a variety of local issues.

'Switch EDF Off': Hitting EDF Energy where it hurts

30 January 2017

East Mendip Green Party plan to hit EDF Energy where it hurts; their bottom line. Their new campaign, 'Switch EDF Off' aims to find customers of EDF Energy and encourage them to switch their energy supplier with the promise of £20 for each utility switched e.g. £40 for gas and electricity.

Hinkley C: The elephant in the room

24 September 2016

The proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley C is of the type known as an EPR (European Pressurized Reactor). Your readers may be interested to learn that such a reactor has never been successfully built.

BREXIT: What Happens Next?

15 September 2016

Join us for a unique insight from South West Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato. Since being elected to the European Parliament in 2014, Molly has worked predominantly in the areas of farming and finance. Molly's role enables her to gauge the consensus of her European counterparts in relation to the UK's exit from the EU. Do join us for what will be a fascinating evening.







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