Post Tagged with: "Jenny Jones"

  • Economic green shoots are, well, Green

    Economic green shoots are, well, Green

    News September 17, 2012 3:49 pm 7 comments

    It seems that while many industries are struggling and the economic recovery is a slow train coming the environmentally friendly sector has continued to grow and provide jobs since the 2008 crash. London’s green economy has grown by 13% since 2007/08, creating an extra 14,588 jobs and adding £1.3bn to […]

     
  • Elliot Folan: Why I’m voting Jen then Ken

    Elliot Folan: Why I’m voting Jen then Ken

    Voices April 25, 2012 11:05 am 2 comments

    In the second in our short series on how Londoners are using their second preferences Elliot Folan (pictured with Ken Livignstone) explains why he’s voting for Ken Livingstone, after the Greens’ Jenny Jones.   So, on May 3 Londoners will have a field of 7 candidates to choose between. Of […]

     
  • Time to clean up London’s air

    Time to clean up London’s air

    News April 20, 2012 4:34 pm no comments

    Yesterday clean air campaigners came together to demand action over air pollution. The protest organised by activists from Climate Rush comes at a time of growing concern over the health effects of air pollution. Campaigners assembled just as the driving rain cleared away which was either lucky (as it allowed […]

     
  • Taking the cycling message direct to parliament with Climate Rush

    Taking the cycling message direct to parliament with Climate Rush

    News March 1, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Natalie Bennett takes the battle direct to the politicians.   A tunnel leading away from Westminster Tube station. 8am. February. Not possibly the place you’d choose to be – but the cause was good, and so it felt was the effects. Green Party London mayoral candidate, Jenny Jones; Susanna Rustin, […]

     
  • Do we have answers on People’s Question Time?

    Do we have answers on People’s Question Time?

    Voices March 1, 2012 9:00 am no comments

    Dave Mentiply wonders how open to questioning the Mayor really is.   In his 2008 manifesto pledge to make London more accountable (pdf), Boris Johnson criticised Ken Livingstone’s attitude towards the People’s Question Time. He vowed to increase its frequency to a minimum of four each year thereby giving Londoners a […]

     
  • Night time eviction for St Paul’s Occupy

    Night time eviction for St Paul’s Occupy

    News February 28, 2012 11:57 am no comments

    Last night the iconic occupation at the steps of St Paul’s cathedral was finally evicted. Along with a second occupation, the “Bank of Ideas”, the small tent city was removed piece by piece. The eviction was largely peaceful but did see protesters create a small fort of palettes (that had […]

     
  • Friday’s London Links

    Friday’s London Links

    Overflow February 10, 2012 12:00 pm 1 comment

    Let’s see what we’ve found from round London’s internet tubes; Reel News has the low down on Barnet’s council strike. There’s a petition to Save Gaby’s Deli on Charing Cross Road. In Pink News we’re reminded that Ken Livingstone broke new ground for gay Londoners. Jenny Jones is on Liberal Conspiracy […]

     
  • Saturday’s London Links

    Saturday’s London Links

    Overflow February 4, 2012 9:00 am 1 comment

    There is a Bikes Alive logo contest – why not try your hand at an inspiring image? Tut, tut. The Southwark Mayor is double parked. South London Press. Lewisham News Shopper reports that unions are up in arms over library transfers. There’s some great underground footage at Londonist. The Camden New […]

     
  • New figures show cycling not getting safer in London

    New figures show cycling not getting safer in London

    News February 3, 2012 5:13 pm no comments

    New figures released by Transport for London show that despite official reassurances that cycling has been getting safer it has, in fact, been getting less safe for each year Boris Johnson has been Mayor. Green Assembly Member Jenny Jones was assured at December’s Mayor Question Time that cycling was consistently […]

     
  • London Assembly 2012: What are the Green weaknesses?

    London Assembly 2012: What are the Green weaknesses?

    Voices January 20, 2012 9:00 am 3 comments

    In the last of this week’s series on the political landscape for the London Assembly elections we come to the difficulties the Greens will have to overcome to do well in May. Feel free to read the equivalent pieces on the Conservatives, Labour and Liberal Democrats.   The Green Party: […]