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Molly is re-elected!

The Green Party is celebrating a spectacular election result that has seen the number of MEPs in England double, rising from three to seven!

The first Brussels Green Party representatives were elected in the Eastern, North West, West Midlands, and Yorkshire and Humber regions.  Greens seats were retained in London, the South East, and here in the South West, where Molly Scott Cato was re-elected.

Nationally, our votes topped 2 million and we finished fourth in the total vote above the Conservative Party, the first time the Greens have beaten the Tories in a national election…

Green co-leader, Sian Berry, said: “Following on from our spectacular local election results where we more than doubled our representation, tonight’s result is proof of the size and power of the Green Wave that is sweeping across the country.  Our message of ‘yes to Europe, no to climate change’ clearly resonated strongly with voters, many of whom will have been casting their vote for our party for the first time.  We topped the poll in Bristol, Norwich, and Brighton and Hove, and scored brilliant seconds in Sheffield, Cambridge, and Oxford.”

In Mendip, we came third – beating both Conservatives and Labour – taking a staggering 22.8% (302,364) of the vote!


Greens For Europe

On 23rd June 2016, every one of us has an equal vote in the referendum, and an equal chance to have a say in the future of our country.

The Green Party wants Britain to remain a part of the EU because we believe that we flourish when we work together on the shared challenges we face.

In a fast-changing world we need international rules to control big business and finance, and to ensure that people’s rights are protected – at work and as consumers.  The EU has also given us the freedom to live, study, work and retire across an entire continent.

The EU helps us look after our environment too.  It’s only by working with our European neighbours that we can tackle climate change, protect wildlife and reduce pollution.  Thanks to EU rules, our beaches are cleaner, and our dirtiest power stations are being shut down.

If you agree please sign our Petition for a Greener Europe.

For more information visit the Green Party website

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