GREEN COMMENT: Statement on Oxfordshire Safeguarding Adults Board review into the deaths of homeless people
Says Green Councillor Dick Wolff, "We welcome this necessary review into the tragic deaths of nine homeless people and its critique of Oxford City Council's current approach. However, we reject any implications that such tragedies are inevitable. According to the most recent data from the ONS, Oxford City has, proportionately, the fifth highest homeless death toll in England & Wales ; worse than many areas in central London and other major conurbations such as Birmingham, Nottingham and Liverpool. Something is clearly broken."[Read more]
Recruiting a County Campaign Organiser
Oxfordshire Green Party is seeking a Campaign Organiser to help run our campaign for the May 2021 elections to Oxfordshire County Council. The party is targeting more seats across Oxfordshire than ever before, and we have been given funding by the Green Party of England and Wales to contract a part-time organiser to help maximise the chances of success.[Read more]
GREEN COMMENT - Oxford housing company acquires land in Iffley for housing development
Says Green City Councillor Craig Simmons, "This is an extremely ecologically sensitive site and whilst the plans to leave Memorial Field undeveloped are welcome, it is difficult to see how the sorts of homes that the City housing company has been building to date, and the plans for an access road, are compatible with the need to protect biodiversity on the site. Nor is it clear how the adjoining cycle and pedestrian route will retain its quietways status."[Read more]
This Sunday, Oxfordshire Green Party members can vote to select a second batch of candidates for the May 2021 elections in online hustings. With the right candidates and your support, we can win. We need more Green councillors in Oxfordshire.
To find out who is applying, how to vote and how to join the online hustings RSVP.
To check you are a Green Party member in Oxfordshire, you will be asked to sign in to this site (or sign up if you haven't already done so) before you can see the details.