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.”
David Lyons is the first Green Party councillor to be elected in Buckinghamshire. He recently won a massive 51% (1210 votes) of the vote in the Haddenham and Stone by-election.
Now he's coming to Bicester to support Robert's local election campaign! Come and join Robert and David for some canvassing.
Talking to voters can seem scary at first but don't worry if you've never done it before. We'll pair you up with Robert, David or another experienced Green Party member who can show you how it's done!
Layla Moran is the Lib/Dem MP for Oxford West and Abingdon. She will be answering questions from Oxfordshire Green Party members and supporters.
She will be joined by the Green party's Cheryl Briggs, Ian Middleton and Robert Nixon. Sarah Wood will be chairing the panel.
Please send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org
Questions sent by email will be answered from the floor on the day.
For more info on the venue, see: http://www.northcourtcentre.com/
Help Cheryl Briggs win as councillor in the Town and District elections 2019 in Abbey-Northcourt in Abingdon. You may know Cheryl as the Co-chair of OGP and Chair of Abingdon GP.
Abbey-Northcourt is an OGP target ward and Cheryl has a good chance of winning - with your help. The Action Day will be an enjoyable social event.
There are 2 start times: 10am and 1:30pm with a bring and share lunch from 12:30.
Volunteers will be door-knocking and asking residences about their local issues and likelihood of voting Green. If you haven't done this before -don't worry as you will go with someone who has. People who have volunteered in the past have given feedback on how friendly and sociable the Action Days are. For more information ring Cheryl on 07500665207
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