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Children Help Turn Scotland Green

With less than a week till Scotland elects a new parliament, Edinburgh nursery children today helped turn Scotland Green as the Scottish Greens campaign to win MSP representation in every one of the 8 parliamentary regions.


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Schools repairs inquiry must have no forbidden territory say Green councillors

After the first meeting of Edinburgh City Council since the school repairs crisis broke, Green councillors say a clear commitment to an independent inquiry is needed to rebuild trust. 


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Latest Poll Shows Momentum Is With Scottish Greens

The Scottish Greens today (27 April) welcomed the latest opinion poll, suggesting a record number of Green MSPs will be elected on 5 May.


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Greens say: Scotland can care for carers

The Scottish Greens today (26 April) underlined their commitment to supporting unpaid carers by visiting Leuchie House National Respite Centre in East Lothian.


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Lothian list vote battle hots up

Gavin Corbett predicts a tight race in the battle for Lothian list votes on 5 May.


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Homes for the future

Alison Johnstone calls on government, local and national, to stand up for a homes programme which meets housing need, not developer greed.


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An inquiry into school closures

Green Group councillor Melanie Main spoke out for an inquiry during the Corporate Policy and Strategy meeting earlier this week which included discussion of an emergency motion on the closure of 17 schools.


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Scottish Greens Publish Manifesto For Bolder Holyrood

The Scottish Greens today (12 April) launched their 2016 election manifesto, pledging to deliver a bolder Holyrood and a better Scotland.


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Green councillor calls for children in closed Edinburgh schools to be given free access to swimming pools and historic sites

School pupils displaced by the Edinburgh PPP schools crisis could be given free access to Edinburgh Leisure Centres and pools, exhibitions at the Museums and historical sites run by Historic Environment Scotland.


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Edinburgh PPP school fiasco: Greens say private finance failures need exposed

Green councillors and candidates are demanding that a root and branch review is carried out after a private consortium admitted that it cannot guarantee the safety of 17 schools it built and manages in the capital.