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Greens shocked at local foodbank rise

21 November 2019

The Green Party MP Candidate for Maidstone and the Weald has reacted with shock at the latest increase in the use of foodbanks which are up 32% since last year.

Green parliamentary candidates call for a moratorium on house building on farm land around Maidstone

30 September 2019

News of thousands of expensive houses to be built on much needed farmland and woodland has prompted calls by both Green Party Prospective Parliamentary Candidates in Maidstone for a moratorium on house building on greenfield sites around the town.

Council refuses to be questioned on pavement parking

25 September 2019

Maidstone Borough Council’s refusal to answer questions in public has been branded as undemocratic by local Greens

Greens select Stuart Jeffery to fight Maidstone and the Weald seat

12 September 2019

Maidstone Greens have selected Stuart Jeffery as their Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Maidstone and the Weald in the likely General Election later this year.

Record vote in Maidstone's local elections

06 May 2019

First the Green Surge now the beginnings of the Green Wave. Maidstone Greens had its best local election ever despite missing out on one seat by just 7%. The local Greens polled an average of 12% across the borough, a higher vote share than Labour, and the third biggest vote share of any party in Maidstone. Across Kent the Greens gained 15 seats, including 6 in Folkestone and 2 in Swale which unseated the leader of the council. Nationally the Green Party have gained 194 council seats and have 362 Councillors on a record 122 councils.

Greens stand in 15 seats across the Borough

21 April 2019

Maidstone Greens stand in more seats across Maidstone than either Lib Dems or Labour

Greens push council to declare a climate emergency

28 February 2019

Maidstone Greens have welcomed the, albeit reluctant, agreement by Maidstone Borough Council that they will consider our request to declare a climate emergency. Stuart Jeffery of Maidstone Green Party asked the Council whether it would consider making the declaration and after initially refusing to do so the Lib Dem led council relented and agreed to consider it.

Stop Pavement Parking - Twitter campaign

05 October 2018

Maidstone Greens have relaunched their Twitter account with a campaign against pavement parking in the town.

Green candidates for Maidstone Borough Council elections 2018

07 April 2018

Maidstone Green Party are fielding 11 candidates in this year's local elections and nationally the party is fielding more than ever before.







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