Political reform

Under First Past the Post, We All Come Second

By: 
Craig Dalzell
on : 
21st Feb 2015

There is a gaping flaw in the UK election system which desperately needs addressed.  The First Past the Post (FPTP) system through which Westminster politicians are elected is deeply unrepresentative and encourages apathetic MPs.
 

Greens welcome constitution consultation

News date: 
17th Jun 2014

Green Yes, the Scottish Green Party’s campaign for a Yes vote in the independence referendum, welcomed the publication of a consultation on a draft interim constitution for an independent Scotland.

The Scottish Government’s proposed interim constitution, to be adopted in 2016, includes:

Wiston Lodge outdoor spectular

Place: 
Wiston Lodge, Wiston, Clydesdale

The political interest at this year's Wiston Lodge Outdoor Spectacular on Sat 22nd June will be a discussion between Robin McAlpine of the Reid Foundation, Dennis Canavan of Yes Scotland and Janet Moxley of Lanarkshire Greens on the Reid Fo

Standards Commission: Councillors should avoid public suspicion

Release date: 
2nd Aug 2010
Source: 
South Lanarkshire branch, Scottish Green Party

The Standards Commission has issued a reply to a Green Party campaigner's query on Councillors behaviour when discussing planning applications submitted by Labour party donors.
 

Clean, Green Alternative

Questions continue for EK Labour Party, at the moment,  it is over links to big business...

Extract from The Register of Members' Financial Interests

INGRAM, Rt. Hon. Adam (East Kilbride, Strathaven and Lesmahagow)
Remunerated directorships

Two more ministerial ‘cabs for hire’

Publication date: 
Sun, 2010-03-28
Source: 
Times Online
Article URL: 
Media Story Image: 

Adam Ingram "cab for hire"

Power 2010

Movement to create demoocracy for all.
"Do you want cleaner funding? Fairer voting? More accountability? You decide. Tell us your ideas for changing the way we run our country. Those with most support will become the POWER2010 Pledge and the focus for our national campaign at the next election."

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