Green Party candidate welcomes chance to fight general election
Green Party candidate for High Peak, Robert Hodgetts-Haley, has welcomed the chance to fight the December general election, despite the election not being the answer to solve the Brexit deadlock.
The Green Party believe that the upcoming general election is not the answer to the Brexit deadlock. Instead calling for a Peoples Vote on the Prime Ministers dud deal.
Speaking shortly before voting against the bill paving the way for a December election, Green MP Caroline Lucas said
“A General Election won’t resolve Brexit … If you want a specific answer on Brexit, you have to ask a specific question. And that’s even more the case with first past the post, which regularly delivers majority governments on a minority of votes”.
“This broken system has delivered us with a broken Brexit. A first past the post general election will never represent the will of our fellow citizens. Only a Peoples Vote will”.
However, Robert is looking forward to arguing the case for Green Party policies, including real action on climate breakdown and ecological collapse, a Green New Deal, and a fairer, greener society for all.