Why we need proportional representation

The 2017 general election has put many of us in a serious dilemma. Lots of people see this as an ‘exceptional’ election: a snap election called by Theresa May to exploit the perceived weakness of the Labour Party under Jeremy Corbyn, to create a massive majority and to give her more room for manoeuvre in Brexit negotiations with the EU. At the same time, the Tory government since 2010 has engaged in some of the most vicious assaults on those already living in precarious situations: young people, those with disabilities, and those in part-time or zero hours contract work. And they seem to be hell bent on privatising the NHS, selling it off to their friends, as they have been doing subtly for

Standing up for a better future

High Peak Greens are not standing a candidate in the General Election We are standing up for a better future. Stand with us on June 8th. The Green Party has realistic policies for a society that’s fairer, safer, happier and more equal. But we’re facing crises that demand urgent action and our voting system gives us no chance of being elected in High Peak. So, we’re standing aside for a candidate who supports action on climate change and is determined to safeguard our environment, employment rights, and public services in any Brexit negotiations. Climate change won’t wait At a time when action on climate change needs to speed up, our government is going backwards. As a result of government de

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