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Brexit, people’s vote and Scotland’s capital

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 below. 


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Celebrating Leith Theatre

This weekend sees Leith Theatre’s first professional stage production in 30 years. Cllr Chas Booth celebrates the Theatre’s success.


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Smoothing the rocky roads

Improving basic roads maintenance should be a higher priority than building new roads and roundabouts argues Chas Booth.


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Trams to Leith: let’s get it right

Edinburgh Greens’ transport spokesperson Cllr Chas Booth argues that any tram extension to Newhaven must make life easier for those walking and cycling.


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Holding council officers to account

Chas Booth argues that holding council officers to account needs something more than grandstanding in the council chamber.


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The electric transport revolution

The shift to electric vehicles needs to go hand in hand with traffic reduction in the city, argues Councillor Chas Booth.


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Safe cycling in the city centre

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.


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Acting for a green future for our great city

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 the capital.


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A Green “manifesto” for Newhaven

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.


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Keep Britannia jobs in Leith

Britannia should stay in Leith, argues Green councillor Chas Booth