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Mon, 2016-08-22

In the light of revelations that 10 South Lanarkshire Secondary Schools built under the Public Private Partnership (PPP) Finance model have had to make repairs due to structural defects (1), South Lanarkshire Greens reveal information which questions the construction quality and are calling on the council to undertake an independent inquiry to look into how the problems occurred, similar to that Green Councillors in Edinburgh asked for after the Edinburgh schools debacle earlier this year (2...

So, it's that time again when the agricultural shows come to South Lanarkshire, and there the Greens were, in between the livestock and tractors! The aim was threefold: to raise our profile among the farming community, to raise Janet Moxley's profile towards the council elections next May; and most importantly, to chat to local folk and ask them what mattered to them.
As you can imagine, there was a diverse range of interests and concerns: from local planning and bus...

 After Monday's vote at Westminster which committed the UK to renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system, the local branch of the Scottish Green Party are calling on all attending the recent demos in East Kilbride, Rutherglen, Hamilton and Biggar, to continue to work together to ensure nuclear weapons have no future in Scotland or across the world. 
Kirsten Robb of South Lanarkshire Greens said, "We were delighted to be joined on...

Branch Officers for 2016/2017
 
At the AGM on the 30th of June we elected four branch officers for the South Lanarkshire Green Party:
 
• Ruth Thomas was elected as female Co-convenor (mailto:ruth.thomas@scottishgreens.org.uk<ruth.thomas@scottishgreens.org.uk).
• James Thornbury was elected as male Co-convenor (...

On the 7th April, the Scottish Green party officially launched its regional campaign for Central Scotland at a rally in Hamilton's town centre.
Scottish Greens Co-convenor Patrick Harvie and regional lead candidates Kirsten Robb and John Wilson highlighted the benefits that Green MSPs could bring to Central Scotland, emphasising that a better Scotland needs a bolder Holyrood.
Kirsten Robb said: "More than ever we need Greens in parliament to push the Scottish Government to...