Canterbury District Green Party

Wednesday, 1 September 2021

!!! CDGP NEW WEBSITE !!!

Canterbury District Green Party is pleased to announce that we have launched a new, updated website to keep our members updated with local news and campaigns. The website is still in its early stages, however as of 01/09/2021 all new content will be posted there. 

For the most recent updates from CDGP, including upcoming events and information on how to contact our committee, please visit: https://canterburydistrict.greenparty.org.uk .

Sunday, 30 May 2021

Canterbury District Green Party make gains in Swalecliffe Ward

“Thank you to all those who voted for me on 6th May. We were only 89 votes from winning and I am disappointed not to be representing you at Canterbury City Council. We will continue our work in the area, and I thank you for your support.”

- Keith Bothwell, Swalecliffe by-election CDGP Candidate

Canterbury District Green Party would like to extend its thanks to all residents in Swalecliffe who voted for us in this year's Swalecliffe by-election. While we may not have taken the seat from the Conservative Party, we are pleased to announce that the Green Party have made significant gains in our vote share and we are confident that, with continued support, we are well positioned to continue this trend in the next election! 

Sunday, 2 May 2021

Greens set to extend gains with record number of local election candidates.

“Having a Green in the room provides a voice for the environment, the climate and social justice, areas we believe other parties are failing to match their rhetoric with meaningful action”

- Jonathan Bartley

The Green Party is expecting to make significant gains across the country in the local elections next month, as it stands a record number of candidates.

Sunday, 18 April 2021

Greens pledge to focus investment in local services to help reduce crime.

“An overhaul of the justice system centered on Green Party policies would see the creation of community-based policing and an investment in education”

- Zack Polanski

The Green Party has pledged to invest in local services as part of a shift away from the government’s current criminal justice system and towards community-based policing in order to reduce the amount of crime.

Sunday, 11 April 2021

Greens call for greater financial support for independent businesses.

“Greens want independent businesses to be at the heart of a Green recovery”

- Martin Osborne:

The Green Party has called on the government to provide more financial support for independent businesses by reversing its decision to stop Covid- related business rate appeals and extend the business rate holiday and current tourism VAT cut through 2021. 

Sunday, 4 April 2021

Greens urge shakeup of disastrous test and trace system

“It is paramount the government is fully held to account for this failure”

- Zoe Nicholson

The Green Party has called on the government to decentralise its calamitous test and trace system and hand over control of the system to local authorities. The demand comes soon after Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley led the party’s call for a public inquiry into the government’s handling of the pandemic. [1]

Sunday, 28 March 2021

Greens will fight for Green recovery from the coronavirus pandemic across the country

“It is Green councillors and activists on the ground, working with local communities up and down the country, who are picking up the slack and doing what they can to ensure a Green recovery for all.”

- Andrew Cooper

The Green Party has pledged to fight for a Green Recovery from the coronavirus pandemic by providing good quality, sustainable jobs for communities across England and Wales.