While Green councillor for Leith Chas Booth welcomes Edinburgh’s designation as a short-term-let control area, there’s more to be done.
Let’s not lose sight of people power over public budgets, says Chas Booth
Green councillor Chas Booth welcomes the council’s plans for a Leith Low Traffic Neighbourhood and says they could be even better.
In the Council budget this year, Green councillors worked with other parties to secure a rent freeze for council tenants. Cllr Chas Booth explains why.
Greens have led from the front in tackling housing inequality in Edinburgh and banning winter evictions, argues Chas Booth.
Let’s put homes before holiday lets says Chas Booth.
Getting the new City Plan 2030 right is crucial for Edinburgh’s zero carbon ambitions, argues Chas Booth.
Chas Booth looks ahead to the European elections on 23 May.
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.
The “City Plan 2030” matters for Edinburgh’s future, argues Chas Booth.
Today in full council Chas Booth spoke in a debate about Brexit, a people’s vote, and the impact on EU citizens in Edinburgh. The text of what he said is…
This weekend sees Leith Theatre’s first professional stage production in 30 years. Cllr Chas Booth celebrates the Theatre’s success.
Improving basic roads maintenance should be a higher priority than building new roads and roundabouts argues Chas Booth.
Edinburgh Greens’ transport spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth argues that any tram extension to Newhaven must make life easier for those walking and cycling.
Chas Booth argues that holding council officers to account needs something more than grandstanding in the council chamber.
The shift to electric vehicles needs to go hand in hand with traffic reduction in the city, argues Councillor Chas Booth.
Green transport spokesperson Chas Booth says a step change is needed in in both cycling infrastructure – and in attitudes – in order to avoid future tragedies.
On Tuesday 25th April, at a special hustings, Cllr Chas Booth, Green spokesperson on Environment and Sustainability, set out the changes to sustainable development that Greens want to see in…
Gillian Mackay, Scottish Green Party candidate for Forth, and Chas Booth, Green councillor for Leith, set out their priorities for Newhaven if elected on 4 May.
Britannia should stay in Leith, argues Green councillor Chas Booth
Waste collections have been high profile in Edinburgh in recent weeks. Green Environment spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth outlines a Green way forward.
Edinburgh can host both a thriving live music scene and a lived-in city centre argues CHAS BOOTH.
Edinburgh must do more to welcome refugees argues CHAS BOOTH.
On my way back home the other day, I passed a pile of abandoned furniture. Wardrobes, drawers, sideboards and sofas had all been dumped by the side of the road.
The City Council needs a lot more urgency on air pollution argues Chas Booth.
Green environment spokesperson Cllr CHAS BOOTH asks whether it is time for the city to end the use of glyphosate.
Chas Booth reflects on today’s decision by Edinburgh Council education committee around Duncan Place Resource Centre.
Chas Booth heralds the launch of Edinburgh Community Solar Co-operative.