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A23 clean air bus corridor improves Brixton air quality by less than 5% - Green Party slams council inaction

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.

Brixton community organiser, BBC Windrush poet and Green Party candidate Michael Groce calls for solidarity for the Windrush Generation

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.

Lambeth's Second Biggest Party Announces Candidates For May Local Election Breakthrough

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.

Green Party Councillor denied call-in of Central Hill decision by Lambeth Council

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.

Recycling down and incineration up as Lambeth pollutes London’s air

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.

Lambeth On Road To Becoming Plastic-Free After Green Party Motion Passed By Council

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.

Child abuse redress scheme nodded through by Lambeth Council in face of angry protests from survivors

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.

Excessive Use of Bailiffs In Council Tax Cases Remains A Huge Problem In Lambeth

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.

Green Party calls for full, transparent consultation over Brockwell Park festivals

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.

Lambeth Greens Demand Action On Delayed Brixton Low Emission Bus Zone

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.

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