Scottish Green Party
Beyond ‘buck passing’: Who should be taking responsibility for the housing rights of asylum seekers?
As part of CommonSpace’s special week of coverage on refugees and asylum seekers, Mark Stern looks at the complicated system of responsibilities that is meant to ensure the housing rights of asylum seekers and refugees in Glasgow but is instead forcing families toward destitution
Material change of circumstances for indyref2 “has already happened”, Patrick Harvie tells #SGPConf
Scottish Greens co-convener argues the UK Government has proven it will not respect Scotland’s parliamentary democracy, and calls on Nicola Sturgeon to provide details of her plan for a second independence referendum
- Patrick Harvie argues that clarity on Brexit negotiations may never come, and that the Scottish Government may miss its window of opportunity for a second referendum by waiting
'Climate complacency': Patrick Harvie calls on Scot Gov to introduce emergency climate bill
Scottish Green leader warned FM of 'climate complacency' in Holyrood clash
THE leader of the Scottish Green party has called on the Scottish Government to swap its Climate Change Bill for more urgent and radical legislation in light of new warnings over climate change.
Beyond the Noise - The IPCC report: Climate apocalypse and its discontents
Beyond the Noise with David Jamieson is a weekly podcast with CommonSpace journalist David Jamieson, where he gets behind the 24/7 outrage-driven social media news circus and gets to heart of issues, trying to find the substance behind the headlines.
IN THIS episode, Jamieson discusses the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report on climate change report with Scottish Greens co-convener Maggie Chapman.
Pro-choice activists to counter-protest ‘abhorrent’ anti-abortion demo
Members of Glasgow Green Party will protest ‘40 Days for Life’ event on George Square
SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY members in Glasgow will take part in a counter-protest at an anti-abortion event on George Square this Sunday 25 March, hosted by 40 Days for Life, a pro-life group originating in America.
The event marks the end of the group’s 40 day ‘vigil’ for lent outside Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, in protest against the provision of abortion services at the facility – one of 12 such vigils being held by the group across the UK.
Patrick Harvie slams Corbyn’s immigration stance at Green conference
Green co-convener hits out at Labour for failing to offer alternative to Tory Brexit “path to destruction”
SCOTTISH GREENS national co-convener Patrick Harvie used his party conference speech on Saturday to offer harsh criticism of Labour, hitting out at leader Jeremy Corbyn for “blaming foreign workers for low wages”.
Recapturing energy of 2014 top of Green agenda, co-convener says
CommonSpace spoke to Scottish Green co-convener Maggie Chapman ahead of the party’s Spring conference
SPEAKING AHEAD of the Scottish Green Party’s Spring conference on Saturday, co-convener Maggie Chapman has said that re-awakening a positive vision for the future is essential during Scotland’s election down-time.
The Scottish Greens will hold their party conference on 17 March at the Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock, where members will engage in discussion around key issues including Brexit, housing, and equal representation in politics.
Patrick Harvie: Greens "will keep leading the change in Scotland"
Scottish Green co-convener says tax reform is the only way they will support SNP budget
PATRICK HARVIE, Glasgow MSP and co-convener of the Scottish Green Party, has lauded his party’s achievements in setting the political agenda and pushing the Scottish Government to adopt more radical policies, but says tax reform is the only way to guarantee continued Green support for the SNP.