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Vote for the Planet

Lorna Slater, Green candidate in the Leith Walk ward by-election, on why we need Greens in government at all levels.


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Climate emergency – support the Green Action Plan for Edinburgh

Green Councillors have won the unanimous backing of Edinburgh Council for a ‘2030 Climate Emergency’ proposal.


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Leith Walk: the greenest ward in Scotland?

Green by-election candidate Lorna Slater highlights her top 10 favourite things about Leith Walk and the surrounding area.


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MSP report

Lothian Green MSPs’ report – March 2019

20 mph Bill, Who Owns Scotland?, young climate strikers, fair work, short term lets, new social security system, tackling fuel poverty, and more


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Councillor report

Green councillors report February 2019

Recent policy and ward news from our Green councillors.


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Johnstone secures fair work win

Scottish Greens Parliamentary Co-Leader Alison Johnstone MSP has this afternoon won the support of the Scottish Parliament to improve Scotland’s approach to fair work.


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Completing the tram to Newhaven

Edinburgh City Council this week decides whether or not to complete the Edinburgh tram line to Newhaven. Transport spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth explains why Green councillors will support the project.


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Backing climate strikes

Green councillor Mary Campbell today secured a commitment from City of Edinburgh Council to respect and engage positively with school students taking part in climate strikes. She explains why.


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City Council backs climate striking school pupils

City of Edinburgh Council has today agreed that school students absent in support of “climate strikes” will not be punished for doing so.