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Shahrar Ali selected as Green Party’s No.3 for London Assembly 2016: ERSL Recount result 12 Nov 2015

Shahrar Ali selected as Green Party’s No.3 candidate for London Assembly list election 2016. Deputy Leader confirmed as No.3 list candidate on London Green Party Recount at ERSL, 12 Nov 2015 Shahrar Ali, number three on the Greens London assembly

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Green BME Group Launched at Spring 2015 Conference: Plus Candidate Interviews

In September 2014, in my inaugural speech as Deputy Leader, I spoke about the need for greater ethnic diversity in the party. Still, a recent GPEW survey found that ethnicity is the main area where greater effort for representation is

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Deputy Leader Shahrar Ali speech to Spring Conference 2015: Climate Change and Green Leadership

Here are some recordings and twitter reaction to my Green Party speech to Spring 2015 Conference. On Climate Change and Green Leadership. Audio recording: complete with “We’re Alright!” gag. Now @ShahrarAli, the other deputy leader doing a Kinnock impression “we’re

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Posted in Climate Change, Democratic Politics, Elections, Natural World

Green Party Crowdfunding Success: Deputy Leader TV interview

Green Party Deputy Leader Shahrar Ali interviewed Live on Russia Today on funding for political parties and recent Green Party fundraising success ahead of General Election 2015. 19 Feb 2015. Main points: GP Governing exec approved idea and fundraiser in

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Green Party included in Election Book Series: Why Vote Green 2015

Press Release: originally posted here. The Green Party is pleased to announce its inclusion in the Why Vote book series, aimed at introducing the general reader to party policies ahead of the general election 2015. In the Greens’ edition, out

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Posted in Climate Change, Cuts, Democratic Politics, Elections, Green Economics, International, Society, Transport

Bhopal 30 Years On: City Hall Appeal

On 21 November 2014, Navin Shah AM hosted an event in City Hall to mark the 30th Anniversary of the Bhopal Chemical Disaster, supported by the Bhopal Medical Appeal, Asian Voice newspaper and Amnesty International. Representatives from community groups, businesses

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Posted in Democratic Politics, International

Occupy Democracy: The Battle for Tarpaulin

Citizens, democrats, believers in civil liberty – all are perfectly right to get worked up over the ruse of police to confiscate tarpaulin from the hands of protesters in Parliament Square. In my visit – sorry, I was not one

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Posted in Democratic Politics, Society

Heywood and Middleton By-Election: Greens Affirm Public & Political Rights

The Green Party was out in force on 4 October 2014, in the final weekend of campaigning in Heywood & Middleton, greater Manchester. Shahrar Ali joined Abi Jackson and local Greens in the town square of Middleton to meet with

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Posted in Democratic Politics, Elections

Letter in Brent Times: Brent Council Guilty of Racism against Ex-employee

Racism ruling: Investigation by outsiders needed [Letter published in Brent Times series, 2 Oct 2014] The seriousness of the judgment against Brent Council and Ms Davani, in favour of the claimant, can hardly be overstated. Judge Henry records that Ms

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Clacton By-election: Greens for the Common Good

I joined Chris Southall and Tendring Green Party in Clacton on Saturday 20 September. We donned our rosettes and went for a walkabout armed with the campaign leaflet. The morning was spent in the town square, distributing leaflets to shoppers

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