Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett campaigning in Cambridge during the general election of 2015. Photo: Rama via Wikimedia Commons (CC BY-SA).

It's time to take back REAL control!

Natalie Bennett
| 5th September 2016
It's time for UK citizens to #takebackREALcontrol by challenging the anti-democratic powers that control our country, our economy and our lives, retiring Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett told her party conference this weekend in this barnstorming speech. And that's a challenge only the Greens are prepared to take on.

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Natalie Bennett with the Green Party section at the March Against Austerity, London, 22nd June 2015. Photo: Jasn via Flickr (CC BY-NC).

2016: now let's turn the Green surge into Green power

Natalie Bennett
| 31st December 2015
2015 saw the #GreenSurge that saw the Green Party's membership more than triple in a year and win over 1 million votes in the election, writes Natalie Bennett. Now we need to build on that success: winning representation in local authorities and working for a fair electoral system in which no vote is 'wasted' and we can all vote for what we believe in.

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While negotiators were reaching their agreement at COP21 in Paris, members of the Upton Community Protection Camp were defending the UK from fracking. They still are. And the fight continues. Photo: Upton Community Protection Camp via Facebook.

Paris Agreement: the future is in our hands

Natalie Bennett
| 14th December 2015
The emergence in the Paris Agreement of 1.5C as the global temperature rise the world should aim for is hugely significant, writes Natalie Bennett. But it's up to us, climate activists and ordinary citizens the world over, to make sure it's delivered.

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The Upton Community Protection Camp in Cheshire on 17th November, due to be evicted tomorrow, 4th December. Photo: Upton Community Protection Camp via Facebook.

Cameron's real climate policy: promise the sky, frack the Earth

Natalie Bennett
| 3rd December 2015
On Monday Cameron was waxing lyrical on climate change at COP21 in Paris, writes Natalie Bennett. But his true colours will be revealed tomorrow as a long established anti-fracking camp in Cheshire is set for eviction: all part of the plan for a new generation of gas-fired power stations that will blow the UK's emissions targets.

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Green Party leader Natalie Bennett. Photo: Natalie Bennett via Flickr (© all rights reserved).

For a Green future of tremendous possibility

Natalie Bennett
| 6th May 2015
Whatever government we end up with after tomorrow's election, there's just one way to make sure it takes climate change and wider environmental issues seriously, Natalie Bennett told a Cambridge audience yesterday - for us to deliver the strongest Green vote ever!

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Natalie Bennett, Green Party leader, addressing her party's spring conference. Photo: Daniel Tierney /  Green Party of England & Wales.

Join the politics of the future!

Natalie Bennett
| 9th March 2015
The #GreenSurge - which has seen the Green Party's membership quadruple in a year - has happened for good reasons, says Natalie Bennett: a deep disgust and frustration at 'mainstream' politics and its subservience to vested interests; and the growing yearning for a better, greener, fairer future.

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Our green and pleasant land deserves better than this! Photo: Matthew via Flickr.

Final fling of a government of lost opportunities

Natalie Bennett
| 6th June 2014
The Government has let down Britain with its repeated failures to seize the opportunities of green growth, healthy local food, better housing, environmental protection - and is instead pinning all its hopes on flawed, outmoded ideologies that betray our futures.

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Natalie Bennett presents Sunday Politics travel news, 2 Feb 2014. Photo: from BBC Sunday Politics.

Flooding and climate - we need action!

Natalie Bennett
| 14th February 2014
It's time for the Government to get serious about the flooding - and the climate change that is driving it, says Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett. Cameron should begin by dredging the muck out of his own Cabinet.

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A U-turn too far!

Natalie Bennett
| 18th December 2013
The UK Government's U-turn on new airport capacity in England defies all logic, argues Natalie Bennett. We must end our obsession with 'high speed projects' and invest in low-speed sustainable transport.

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Natalie Bennett, Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales.

UK Government all at sea

Natalie Bennett
| 6th December 2013
Yesterday Chancellor George Osborne delivered his Autumn Statement to a braying House of Commons. For Green Party Leader Natalie Bennett, his speech was a glorious exposition of stupidity and deliberate ignorance. No wonder his backbenchers loved it ...

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