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Green Party "Stop the Bypass Motion" voted down by Tory and Labour councillors

19 July 2019

A motion proposed by Green county councillor Robert Lindsay to stop spending on Ipswich northern bypass and instead spend on zero carbon solutions to Ipswich’s traffic problems was defeated at the county council after Conservative councillors and Labour joined forces to vote it down, despite declaring a climate emergency just a few weeks earlier.

Amelia Womack is visiting Suffolk

24 May 2019

Green Party deputy leader Amelia Womack is visiting Suffolk on 5th June to meet new and existing members of Babergh Green Party.

Euro Elections - Green Candidates

10 May 2019

Vote for the Green List at the Euro Elections

Babergh Green Party Win 4 Seats

09 May 2019

Babergh Green Party has achieved an amazing historic first today with a record FOUR of its candidates winning seats on the District Council. We have had Green councillors in the past, but between 2015 and 2019 there were no Greens on the Council - until today!

Babergh Greens field 27 candidates across the district

13 April 2019

Almost everyone has a chance to vote Green for Babergh Council on May 2nd

Climate Emergency

10 April 2019

Destructive Sudbury By-Pass ditched.

08 November 2018

The long running plans for a destructive Sudbury bypass have been ditched.

Latest Newsletter from Green county councillor Robert Lindsay

31 August 2018

Attached is Robert's latest newsletter

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Green councillors call for an end to secrecy of "cosy leaders club"

23 May 2018

Green councillors in two of Suffolk's local authorities have called for an end to the secrecy of a little known elite body that is making decisions on spending Suffolk tax payers' money. The Suffolk Public Sector Leaders group, which comprises the leaders of all eight local authorities in the county plus the Police and Crime Commissioner, has been meeting in private for several years. Minutes and agendas are not published. It has acquired a pot of about £6 million from a proportion of the business rates collected around the county. In December it announced it was spending an unspecified sum on a private consultancy to draw up a business case for a controversial Sudbury bypass.

Funding for childcare providers in Suffolk set to finally improve

23 May 2018

Childcare providers are likely to receive an increased hourly funding rate of £4.00, a report from Suffolk County Council’s School Forum has revealed. Providers in Suffolk and nationally have been warning of a crisis within the childcare industry for many months now, with countless businesses struggling to stay afloat due to a disgraceful lack of funding and support.

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