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Greens take to the streets in march for climate justice and jobs

With climate talks kicking off in Paris Edinburgh Greens joined thousands of campaigners from all over Scotland in marching through the city. As the dangers of climate change continue to spiral and have very real and current effects, as binding targets continue to be missed or avoided altogether, and as collective international action remains elusive,the […]


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Green bid to protect lollipop crossings knocked back

A Green bid to reject controversial cuts to school lollipop crossings has been knocked back by the council’s finance committee today.


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Johnstone queries Marketing Edinburgh chief hotel comments

Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, today questioned comments by John Donnelly, chief executive of Marketing Edinburgh, in which he supported plans to turn the Royal High School into a luxury hotel and the controversial redevelopment of the St James Centre.


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Housing: Green MSP critical of Lothian rent rises

Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, has slammed the eye-watering rent increases in the region, calling for urgent Government action to ensure affordability in the private rented sector (PRS).


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Lorne Street evictions: Johnstone lodges motion to support tenants

Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, today lodged a motion at the Scottish Parliament calling for financial support for the 200 tenants of Lorne Street in Leith who face being evicted from their homes by the charity that owns their flats.


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Allan Park demolition: Johnstone praises community campaign

Alison Johnstone, Scottish Green MSP for Lothian, described today’s decision by Edinburgh city councillors to reject proposals to demolish a house at Allan Park Crescent at Meggetland in the south-west of the city as a victory for the local community’s campaign.


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Green MSP update: November 2015

Green MSP updates by vlog on what is happening in Holyrood.