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Conservative Group Leader says wearing masks in council meeting is ‘unreasonable’ – in district with the country’s second-highest increase in COVID rate

Stroud District Green Party has today issued the following press release, condemning the “intolerable” attitude towards wearing masks and Covid safety of the Conservative Group leader on the district council. The leader of the Conservative Group of Councillors on Stroud District Council has said that he believes it was “unreasonable” to ask Councillors to wear […]

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Greens welcome District Council’s budget proposals on climate change & Covid

Councillors Norman Kay and Catherine Braun next to a building site.

FEBRUARY 4, 2021 Stroud District Green Party has welcomed Stroud District Council’s budget proposals (published on Wednesday 3 Feb), which strengthen the council’s capacity to deliver on its commitment to make the district carbon neutral by 2030. Nailsworth Green Councillor and Horsley Climate Action Network member Norman Kay said: “Achieving carbon neutrality will need an enormous effort […]

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Frontline workers (including shop staff) should get priority vaccinations, says Green Party

The wellbeing of shop workers gets little consideration, says Molly Scott Cato, pictured outside a store in Stroud.

Stroud District Green Party has called for frontline workers to be prioritised for Covid-19 vaccinations following the reported outbreak at Tesco’s branch in Bristol Road, Quedgeley. Molly Scott Cato, Gloucestershire County Council candidate, urged people to sign an online petition calling on the government to prioritise all frontline workers (including shop staff, social workers, teachers, […]

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Green Party welcomes local roll-out of Covid vaccinations

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Stroud District Green Party has welcomed the local roll-out of Covid-19 vaccinations and has warned that the principle of ‘freedom of speech’ is being misused by anti-vaccination groups to promote dubious and selective information that stokes fear and distrust of science, medicine and public health measures. Professor Molly Scott Cato, a Green candidate for Gloucestershire […]

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