Witney Green Party candidate Larry Sanders announced today that he will be conducting a 30 hour fast from 10am tomorrow. The number of hours symbolises the £30 billion shortfall that there would be in the NHS budget without additional resources. Larry said that he feared that people do not understand how disastrous these cuts will be:
"I am hoping to focus attention as part of what will be a very long term struggle to save the NHS."[Read more]
Councillor David Williams, leader of the Green Group on Oxfordshire County Council, will be putting a motion to the next County meeting on 1st November to prevent the County's threatened Children's Centres being closed by excessive rents. Councillor Williams emphasises that rent levels will be a crucial factor in determining how long Children's Centres may survive. He explains:[Read more]
Organised by Oxfordshire Green Party policy working groups.
Speakers include: Sue Roberts (Green Party) on Housing, Professor Richard Harding on the Flood Alleviation Channel project.
Chair: Dr Helen Gavin.
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Conference with workshops on housing issues.