Stroud District Council supports Votes at 16

18 May 2018

The Green Party has advocated extending the right to vote and hold public office to 16 and 17 year-olds since mid-1970. All Green Party Councillors on the Stroud District Council were pleased to vote in favour of the motion to support the Votes at 16 Campaign at the Council meeting May 17.

Statement from Karen McKeown on move to the Green Party

18 May 2018

Martin Whiteside, Leader of the Green Councillors on the Stroud District Council, announced that Cllr Karen McKeown of Rodborough has requested membership in the Green Party and is expected to join the Green Group.

We need ambitious action on air quality

09 May 2018

Speaking out against NHS Privatisation

27 April 2018

At all levels, Green Party members are standing up for public health care - free at the point of delivery - and delivered without discrimination.

Stroud District Councillors throw out single use plastics

27 April 2018

Stroud District Council (SDC) is joining around 200 other communities in the UK that are aiming to ditch single-use plastic. The motion had cross-Party support and was proposed by Catherine Braun (Green, Wotton-under-Edge) and seconded by Paul Denney (Labour, Cam West).

Councillors call time on single use plastics

24 April 2018

Green Party Councillor Catherine Braun (Wotton-under-Edge), is calling on Stroud District Council to become a ‘single use plastic free’ authority, by stopping the use of these products in the Council’s supply chain, and their sale and use at the council offices and events.

Open Letter to David Drew

13 April 2018

Local Greens call on David Drew to resist any commitment to military action in Syria without consulting parliament

Coffee House Discussion: Carbon Capture and Storage - 13th April 2018

26 March 2018

Carbon Capture and Storage - Essential for our future, or a trojan horse for big oil?

Action on Affordable Housing

17 March 2018

Stroud District Council has been praised for progress on house building. A recent article in Business West on the broken housing market highlights that "Stroud District Council are currently the only council in Gloucestershire actively looking to build new council homes. Until last year, Stroud had actually built more council homes than Bristol."

Only around half of the 35 million plastic bottles sold in Britain every day are currently collected for recycling

Taking Action on Plastic Waste

24 February 2018

Only around half of the 35 million plastic bottles sold in Britain every day are currently collected for recycling. The Green Party is calling on the government to urgently implement a bottle deposit scheme.


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