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Greens launch council campaign “for a green future for our great city”

Edinburgh Greens have launched their campaign for the council elections in May, pledging “a green future for a great city” and with radical action on housing, care and transport.


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Business rates actions shows need for scrutiny, says Wightman

Andy Wightman MSP, Local Government spokesperson for the Scottish Greens, said today’s package of measures from the Scottish Government to address concerns about business rates shows the need for proper scrutiny of Holyrood’s second-biggest source of income.  


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Campaign launch with Patrick Harvie and Maggie Chapman

This Thursday, 23rd February, we’ll be launching our council election campaign, and we’d love for you to be there!  We’ll be hearing from Scottish Green Party Co-Conveners Patrick Harvie and Maggie Chapman, introducing our fantastic candidates and sharing our key messages and campaign pledges. This is the perfect opportunity to find out more about our […]


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Green councillors end of term report 2012-17

Edinburgh’s 5 Green councillors have published an end of term report, covering the period since their election in 2012.


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From Wester Hill to Wester Hailes

Green councillor Gavin Corbett, describes a day in the life…


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A green future for our great city

A “low carbon” Edinburgh is about what works for people and communities, argues Steve Burgess


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Report into Edinburgh PPP school buildings is shocking wake-up call, say Green councillors

An independent inquiry into privately-financed schools in Edinburgh is a shocking wake-up call for future building and management of schools and other properties.


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Green councillors seek budget for community services, low income residents and savings for the future

Green councillors will seek to reverse planned cuts in libraries, special schools and swimming pools as the City Council meets to discuss its budget for 2017-18 tomorrow (9 February).


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Edinburgh budget: Greens secure extra funds to tackle cuts

Edinburgh Greens are welcoming the party’s historic deal to secure £160 million of additional funds from the Scottish Government to protect local council services such as schools and social care.