Good evening Green Londoners!
There are 9 hours and 30 minutes left for you to stay up and select your shortlist of candidates for the GLA2020 elections. Tick-tock-tick-tock…
If you haven’t voted yet, and if you need a little help with making up your mind, here is my short opening statement at the London hustings – it starts at 1:10″
…and in case you’re gagging for more, here is my brief closing statement at the same hustings – it starts at 34:20″
and here’s where you vote:
Don’t have nightmares
Ok, calling all you Green Londoners out there!
Time to do your duty and VOTE
We need a bunch of keen Green candidates for City Hall
And the time to vote is now – today is your last chance!
I obviously hope you’ll vote for me, but the most important thing is that you VOTE!
In case you need it – here’s where to vote!
Until February 14, Green Party members in London are exercised by a whole bunch of question marks.
Who? What? Where? When? Why?
They’re picking their candidates for the Greater London Assembly, this massive city’s government. And they’re taking their task extremely seriously.
Together with 21 excellent candidates I am up for selection, but only 11 of us will get through the door.
So Green London members are putting their peers through their paces. And they want answers. If you have any thorny questions, send them my way!
Here’s a selection we have received in the last few days, together with my replies.
It is difficult to describe the euphoric feeling of elation and relief that overwhelmed me, as I thumbed through the latest edition of the Camden New Journal.
I always enjoy taking the Camden pulse via the pages of the CNJ, but here was something truly special; news that Camden Council was throwing in the towel – wrapped in an orange bin-bag, no doubt, and banishing the orange scourge that has blighted our borough for the past 18 months.
Back in 2017, despair and a degree of panic was starting to grip me, when regular, unsolicited deliveries of bulky packs of orange plastic rubbish sacks kept thudding onto the door mat.
Where did they come from? What was I supposed to do with them? I studied the instructions, emblazoned on each bag: “Household rubbish” – “NO RECYCLABLES” – “NO FOOD WASTE” – “NO BROKEN GLASS” – “NO HOT ASHES”.
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