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Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP has reiterated his calls for an unexplained wealth order to be slapped on Donald Trump.Martyn Mclaughlin revealed in today’s Scotland on Sunday that Trump’s family business has commissioned a detailed masterplan to develop hundreds of homes, retail and leisure facilities on Ayrshire farmland.Patrick Harvie MSP said:
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A couple of years ago I wrote about how the idea of a Citizens Basic Income (CBI) had become fashionable after decades on the fringes.  As part of that new interest, in 2017, Green MSPs secured a funding commitment from the Scottish Government to carry out a feasibility exercise into how a CBI could be trialled in Scotland.  As a councillor in one of the 4 councils (Edinburgh) involved in the...
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Rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing must face scrutiny for why he intervened to allow fox hunts to take place on public land, the Scottish Greens have said.The Ferret has reported documents released by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) which show the agency reversed a decision to keep foxhunts off its land near Inverness after “considerable” pressure from the minister.
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Rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing must face scrutiny for why he intervened to allow fox hunts to take place on public land, the Scottish Greens have said.The Ferret has reported documents released by Forestry and Land Scotland (FLS) which show the agency reversed a decision to keep foxhunts off its land near Inverness after “considerable” pressure from the minister.
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Scottish Greens have proposed measures to safeguard Scotland’s food supply chain during the coronavirus crisis.Supermarket profits have been boosted by people stocking up, and these should be reinvested up the food supply chain to give farmers and foodbanks greater security, according to Scottish Greens food and farming spokesperson Mark Ruskell.
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Scottish Greens have proposed measures to safeguard Scotland’s food supply chain during the coronavirus crisis.Supermarket profits have been boosted by people stocking up, and these should be reinvested up the food supply chain to give farmers and foodbanks greater security, according to Scottish Greens food and farming spokesperson Mark Ruskell.
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Around 2,000 people have written to Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham to demand immediate action to protect local communities impacted by pollution from ExxonMobil’s Mossmorran petrochemical plant in Fife.
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Around 2,000 people have written to Environment Secretary Roseanna Cunningham to demand immediate action to protect local communities impacted by pollution from ExxonMobil’s Mossmorran petrochemical plant in Fife.
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Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie, a Glasgow MSP, has today welcomed the announcement by Glasgow City Council that the Blairvadach Outdoor Education Centre has been saved from the axe, following the budget deal struck by the Scottish Greens last week.A council spokesperson told the Glasgow Times [1], “The Scottish Government’s budget deal with the Greens has provided additional funding...
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Scotland should revisit the idea of a 20mph national speed limit for residential streets after 130 countries signed a pledge to introduce it, Scottish Green MSP Mark Ruskell has said.
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Scotland should revisit the idea of a 20mph national speed limit for residential streets after 130 countries signed a pledge to introduce it, Scottish Green MSP Mark Ruskell has said.
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The Scottish Government is letting down the communities who live in the shadow of the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant according to Scottish Greens Fife MSP Mark Ruskell. Mr Ruskell is today repeating his call for the Scottish Government to:-          Meet with communities surrounding the plant;-          Commission an independent review into health impacts;
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The Scottish Government is letting down the communities who live in the shadow of the Mossmorran Ethylene Plant according to Scottish Greens Fife MSP Mark Ruskell. Mr Ruskell is today repeating his call for the Scottish Government to:-          Meet with communities surrounding the plant;-          Commission an independent review into health impacts;
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The SNP’s ‘climate emergency’ budget is carbon-intensive and ignores expert advice on Transport policy, independent analysis from parliamentary researchers has shown.In its budget analysis, Scottish Parliament information centre (SPICE) figures show that ministers have ignored the recent Infrastructure Commission, which advised them to shift spending away from new roads and into measures to...
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The SNP’s ‘climate emergency’ budget is carbon-intensive and ignores expert advice on Transport policy, independent analysis from parliamentary researchers has shown.In its budget analysis, Scottish Parliament information centre (SPICE) figures show that ministers have ignored the recent Infrastructure Commission, which advised them to shift spending away from new roads and into measures to...
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The Scottish Government’s own consultation on the climate emergency has revealed widespread support for Scottish Green policies ahead of SNP positions.The Big Climate Conversation engaged over 2,500 people in Scotland about the government’s response to tackling the global climate emergency.
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The Scottish Greens launched their campaign for Scottish independence on the day the UK leaves the European Union.The party held a Green Yes rally in Glasgow to mark Brexit day to launch the campaign for Scotland to re-join the EU as an independent nation.Among speakers were Ska Keller MEP, co-president of the Green/EFA group in the European Parliament.
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The Scottish Government’s budget, as published this afternoon, fails to adequately respond to the climate emergency, according to Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP.Scottish Greens have made a number of constructive proposals, which would protect local services and begin to tackle the climate crisis, unfortunately the Scottish Government have so far failed to engage in constructive...
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The new Transport Strategy for Scotland lacks any vision and commitment needed for an emergency response, the Scottish Greens have warned.While acknowledging the climate emergency and the devastating impact of air pollution, the document offers little in the way of policy to address them.The Scottish Greens have proposed cutting back on the billions spent on road expansions to boost public...
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