New Forest Council Green Candidate 2023

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Janet Richards – Working hard for you! Thank you for everyone who voted for Janet Richards from the Green party in last year’s county council elections. We were delighted to see that Janet got 928 votes – more than twice as many as the previous election in 2017. This pattern was repeated across the New … Read more

Lucy Bramley creates outstanding result for New Forest Greens

Lucy stood very effectively in the recent Bransgore and Burley District Council by-election on 23 December 2021. She obtained approximately one third of the votes cast and was placed ahead of Conservative and Labour candidates. “We came 2nd in the Bransgore and Burley by-election. Wonderful result considering we had 5 weeks to campaign, and did … Read more

Great Green Party Election Results

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Success in the Hampshire County Council elections Well done Greens in the County Council election of 6 May 2021. To have New Forest Green Party candidates standing in all 10 County Council divisions in the New Forest is an achievement in itself. But to then get 10.2% of the vote is quite remarkable. This percentage … Read more

A vote that counts = a voice for the Environment.

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This Thursday we go to the ballot box to select our representatives on the County Council.  “But what’s the point in voting when nothing ever changes?”  The voters of the New Forest could easily be forgiven their apathy when living in such a Conservative stronghold.  Our disastrously archaic First Past The Post voting system wildly … Read more

Nicola Jolly – Reflection from the Campaign

Nicola Jolly

Overall, the nationwide results can only be a disappointment to those of us who put the environment at the top of our priorities. Locally, however, we have run astonishingly successful campaigns, with 4.8% of votes in the East and 7.7% in the West, these are our best ever results and considerably higher than the national … Read more

Our best ever election result is even better than it looks

Local success for the New Forest Green’s I woke up this morning to bittersweet news in the General Election. The Conservatives may have regained a majority in Parliament, but the Green Party also achieved one of it’s best results, including here in the New Forest. Together with a groundswell of enthusiasm from local members and … Read more