19 April 2018
Following reports from Transport for London that air pollution levels on Brixton Road have fallen by less than 5% following the introduction of cleaner buses on the A23 corridor through Brixton and Streatham, Lambeth Green Party has criticised Lambeth Council’s complacency in dealing with the public health emergency facing the borough.
18 April 2018
Community organiser Michael Groce, whose training and advice centre Green Man Skills in Brixton, has been successfully helping members of the ‘Windrush Generation’ fight deportation, is calling on the community to come together at Friday’s Brixton Respect solidarity event 5-7pm in Windrush Square in Brixton Friday 20th April.
09 April 2018
The Green Party today announces the names of 61 candidates who will be contesting the local council elections in Lambeth on May 3rd. It features well-known local champions involved in campaigns to save Cressingham Gardens and Central Hill estates, libraries, parks, and campaigns to improve air quality, and road safety.
06 March 2018
Green Party councillor Scott Ainslie’s attempt to call in for scrutiny the decision to award a £15.5m contract to oversee the redevelopment of Central Hill estate to Mace Group has been turned down by Lambeth Council, despite concerns over the cost of the project, and the lack of a ballot of estate residents.
30 January 2018
Lambeth Council have responded to a members enquiry sent by Councillor Scott Ainslie revealing that they recycled an even lower proportion of waste in 2016-17 than in the previous two years. This is despite Lambeth Labour boasting of "improved recycling" in their "greener, cleaner borough" motion at their council meeting on 24th January.
29 January 2018
A Green Party motion for Lambeth Borough Council to be part of the 'plastic-free pledge' has been passed – making Lambeth the first London borough to commit to phasing out single-use-plastics such as bottles, cutlery and drinking straws.
19 December 2017
Lambeth Council’s redress scheme for children who were abused in its care was nodded through by the council’s cabinet last night (Monday 18th December) without a formal vote and against the wishes of survivors who say they have no confidence in the local authority to bring out the truth about what happened to them.
11 December 2017
For the third time in three years, Lambeth Greens have asked Lambeth Council to stop their excessive use of bailiffs against the council’s residents.
07 December 2017
Following reports that Brockwell Park will be used as the venue for both Field Day and Love Box festivals in 2018, the Green Party has called on Lambeth Council to extend the consultation period, understood to be ending on December 10th, in order to give locals time to have a say in the process.
24 November 2017
Lambeth Green Party are demanding answers of Sadiq Khan and the GLA after the Brixton low emission bus zone was not launched in October as promised, with no further public announcements made on its fate.