Policing could be maintained with a late night levy, say Greens
Oxford's Green Councillors have reacted to the news of likely police cuts by again urging the City Council to impose a 'late night levy' on late opening bars, restaurants and fast food outlets.Read more
March against the County cuts
Oxfordshire Green Party is supporting the March Against County Cuts organised by the Peoples Assembly, starting at 12.00 noon Manzil Way, Oxford on Saturday 15th February.Read more
Greens call for referendum on County cuts
Earlier this year, the County Green Group proposed a referendum on Council Tax levels to help avoid the worst effects of the Government cuts.
Strong support for a referendum on raising council tax has now also emerged in the public consultations that have been held by the County Council on their plans for massive cuts in services. Overwhelming votes to support a referendum on the issue were taken at the Banbury and Oxford meetings on Monday and Tuesday this week indicated that people were willing to pay more than the Coalition Govt are permitting without a referendum (2%).Read more