City Budget: Labour ignore Climate Emergency and vote through 'most expensive car parking spaces in the City'
In Oxford Town Hall this evening, Labour whipped their Councillors to vote against the Green budget amendment which sought to deliver on the promises made by Council on 28th January 2019 when it declared a Climate Emergency. The Green budget diverted funds from the planned £5.4m expansion of Oxford's Redbridge and Seacourt Park & Rides to invest the money to carbon reducing measures.[Read more]
Greens launch Climate Emergency City Council budget
Following the City Council’s decision to declare a Climate Emergency on 28th January, the Greens are proposing an amendment to the Labour administration’s budget that represents a step change in the Council’s response to the climate crisis.[Read more]
Craig to be Lord Mayor
Councillor Craig Simmons, leader of the Oxford Green Party group, will become the next Oxford Lord Mayor from 13 May 2019.
Craig said, “It is a great honour to be selected to be the next Lord Mayor of Oxford. In the lead up to the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day in April 2020, I intend to make climate change a key focus of my year in office.”
Join us, as we stand together with our young people - and put pressure on our local and national governments to take urgent action to reach our zero emission targets.
Oxfordshire Green Party is supporting the Youth Strike 4 Climate. Robert Nixon, Chair of North Oxfordshire Green Party and Young Green Party member, will be speaking at the strike at approximately 11:30am.
North Oxfordshire Green Party’s famous quiz night will be returning in February 2019. The quiz is sure to present an interesting challenge once again thanks to the return of David Chanter, our quizmaster extraordinaire! Our quiz is open to all (members and non-members alike).
Find out more and book online here.
Why not take the chance to have a chat with like minded souls, by popping along to our regular get-together? On the last Friday of each month members of the Oxfordshire Green Party, friends and interested people socialise through relaxed chats or heated debates, your choice :-)
If you've never been before, call Cheryl on 07500 665207 so she can welcome you!
You can find us at a table at the back; someone might have a green party Tshirt on and/or there'll be an A4 Green Party poster propped up on the table. Or just ask at the bar for directions!
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