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Green MSP Members’ Update

Our Green MSPs for Lothian, Alison Johnstone and Andy Wightman, have published their January Members’ Update, keeping us informed on what they’ve been working on in Parliament. You can read the full Members’ Update by clicking here. Inside you’ll find news about their work on issues such as: supporting premature babies tackling obesity pursuing fairer funding […]


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On the buses

Alison Johnstone says it is time to rethink transport priorities.


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Bus passes: Johnstone challenges minister over age eligibility

Alison Johnstone MSP, Social Security spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today (24 January) used Topical Questions at Holyrood to challenge Scottish Ministers to scrap a proposed consultation on raising the age at which people qualify for a free bus pass.


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Councillor report

Green councillors’ report January 2017

Edinburgh’s five Green councillors have published their latest report, for January 2017.


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Short term lets: Wightman urges better regulation

Andy Wightman MSP, Housing spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, today (19 Jan) used General Questions at Holyrood to urge ministers to consider stronger regulations to address problems caused by a sharp rise in properties available for short-term rent.


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Managing the school “run”

Let’s put child safety and safe streets first in school travel choices, says Claire Miller.


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Greener Edinburgh: affordable homes

A greener future for Edinburgh needs firm action on housing costs, argues Alex Staniforth.


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Scotland Office must act to keep Green Investment Bank open say Greens

Two Green MSPs are lobbying the Scotland Office to intervene in the potential sale of the Green Investment Bank.


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Carers and patients deserve better

Green council candidate, Claire Miller, says that a lot more can be done to improve the experience of care, for both service users and carers.


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Our great city; our Green future

Green Councillor Nigel Bagshaw says Edinburgh can make big choices in 2017, for a greener future.