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Greens knock Lib Dems into fifth place with fresh poll surge


Lord Ashcroft poll puts Greens on eight per cent as party's support base continues to expand

21 Oct 2014

Updated: Green Party bashes 'out of touch' broadcasters over election debate lock out


Caroline Lucas MP confirms party is seeking legal action over BBC, ITV, Sky News and Channel 4 proposals to invite Nigel Farage into TV debates, but exclude Green Party

13 Oct 2014

Green Party membership surge passes record 20,000 mark


Party reveals that membership has swelled 45 per cent this year, as it challenges the Lib Dems in the polls

03 Oct 2014

Greens polling 'neck and neck' with Lib Dems

Party recording best results in 25 years, as leadership slams media for failing to deliver fair levels of recognition

16 Sep 2014

Mayor Boris accused of misleading MPs over London's pollution

Johnson appears before Environmental Audit Committee, as Labour confirms plan for national network of low emissions zones

11 Sep 2014

Green Party signals election strategy with pitch for Labour voters

Party aims to build on strong polling with green policies backed by plans to increase minimum wage and renationalise rail network

05 Sep 2014

Having a carbon budget is great, but how are we going to meet it?

The Green Party's Natalie Bennett argues that while the government may have agreed to new carbon targets it is not doing nearly enough to meet them

13 Aug 2014

Could record poll performance herald breakthrough for the Greens?

Party polling at highest level since 1989, as Greens identify target seats and look to maintain recent momentum

11 Aug 2014

Mayor Boris urged to kick start London 'solar revolution'

Green Party says businesses in the capital should get more help to generate their own energy

03 Jul 2014

Queen's Speech: Greens blast move to ease fracking planning rules

Caroline Lucas warns new infrastructure and competitiveness Bill would undermine efforts to tackle climate change and counter public opinion of shale gas

03 Jun 2014

Natalie Bennett calls on main parties to face down UKIP climate scepticism

Buoyant Green Party Leader prepares to demand place in pre-election TV debates, as Party celebrates gains at European and Council level

27 May 2014

European Elections: Greens celebrate fourth place finish, as UKIP dominates

Greens fall short of hoped-for trebling of MEPs, but the party still pushed the Lib Dems into fifth place

27 May 2014

Greens hail emergence as 'national party'

Party celebrates strong showing in council elections as seat count more than doubles to 29 and Greens emerge as "official opposition" in Liverpool and Solihull

23 May 2014

UKIP surge overshadows modest gains for Greens

Early results suggest Greens on track for marginal increase in council seats, as Lib Dem support collapses

23 May 2014

European Election: UK Greens poised for strong showing

Final poll before election shows Greens pushing Lib Dems into fifth place, as UKIP remains on track for stellar performance

22 May 2014

European Election: Who deserves the green business vote?

UKIP are dominating the headlines, the Greens are enjoying a surge in the polls, but who should secure your vote?

21 May 2014

Greens enjoy poll surge on eve of EU elections

UKIP may be dominating the headlines, but the latest YouGov poll suggests the Green Party is also on track for sizable gains

21 May 2014

Is the government eyeing up cities as potential fracking hotbeds?

Ministers poised to unveil latest onshore oil and gas round, as Green Party campaigns against prospect of fracking in London

12 May 2014

Caroline Lucas slams prospect of "unjustified and harmful" solar subsidy review

Green MP tables urgent parliamentary question calling on government to confirm it will maintain current levels of subsidy until April 2015

07 May 2014

Green Party moves ahead of Lib Dems in EU election polling

Lib Dems fall to seven per cent, one percentage point behind the Greens, ahead of vote that is expected to have a huge bearing on EU energy policy

06 May 2014

Greens launch EU election manifesto

Natalie Bennett slams UKIP for offering "denial and despair" ahead of next month's European election

29 Apr 2014

Greens celebrate as Caroline Lucas cleared over fracking protest

Green MP vows to continue campaign to bring an end to fracking in the UK

17 Apr 2014

Sustainable Energy Election Watch 2015

Discuss sustainable energy's role in the next election at this free to attend event

19 Mar 2014

Fracking: Green Party leader claims 'our view is the public view'

Natalie Bennett uses conference speech to reiterate call for end to UK fracking and for climate sceptic ministers to be sacked

03 Mar 2014

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