Norwich to become a single-use plastic free city?

Members on Norwich City Council last month unanimously supported a Green Party motion, which called for greater efforts to deal with the issue of single-use plastics (SUPs) in the city.

We were delighted to present this motion at the council’s meeting in September and reassured that all other parties supported the initiative. Our hope is that Norwich will become a pioneer as a plastic-free city and as Greens we believe that the council can take a lead on this matter. Continue reading Norwich to become a single-use plastic free city?

Caroline Lucas offers her support

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Martin with Caroline Lucas in Norwich

Today the Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas offered her support to my campaign.

“I wish Martin the best of luck in today’s election. The Green Party’s message – of community policing, of tackling hate crime and focussing on underreported crimes – is unique in this debate. I urge people in Norfolk to vote for a real change today by voting for the Green Party.”

Thanks Caroline!

Policing in the East – manifesto launch

Last week the Green Party’s PCC candidates for Norfolk and Suffolk launched the manifesto for “Policing in the East” alongside Baroness Jenny Jones – the former Deputy Mayor of London.

Specific plans include a greater emphasis on under-or-unreported crimes such as domestic violence and rural thefts, which the Green Party candidates have claimed is particularly important to many residents in Norfolk and Suffolk.

This is the first time the Green Party are putting forward candidates anywhere in the region and are optimistic that the party’s vision for a more progressive form of policing and justice will resonate with voters on May 5th.