8 May 2014

Record 1,855 Green Party council candidates


Just had this from our National Agent, and remember this just covers England and Wales, seperate Green Parties for Scotland and covering North Ireland.
1,855 Green candidates are standing for 44.5% of the 4,210 seats up for election

The previous highest total was 1,624 in 2010, the last time London Boroughs had scheduled elections.



Eastern: Colchester 20, North Hertfordshire 17, Norwich 14, (Cambridge 13 of 15, St. Albans 16 of 22)

North West: South Lakeland 17, Tameside 19, Trafford 22, (Carlisle 13 of 17, Bolton 16 of 20, Bury 15 of 17, Manchester 32 of 33,  Liverpool 29 of 30, St. Helens 14 of 16, Sefton 15 of 22, Wirral 22 of 23)

South East: Reading 16, Oxford 25, Worthing 13, (Maidstone 15 of 18,  Cherwell 13 of 17)

South West: Stroud 18, (Bristol 23 of 24, Exeter 12 of 13)

West Midlands: Rugby 14, Coventry 19, Dudley 24, Redditch 10, Worcester 12 (Birmingham 21 – but of 40, Solihull 15 of 17)

Yorkshire and Humberside:  Sheffield 29, Leeds 33 – our first ever full-slate here (Kirklees 22 of 23)

London: Camden 54, Croydon 70, Hackney 57, Haringey 57, Islington 48, Lewisham 54  (Barnet* 42 of 63, Brent* 22 of 63, Bromley* 22 of 60, City of Westminster* 20 of 54, Enfield* 26 of 63, Greenwich* 19 of 51, Hillingdon 22 of 65, Royal Borough of Kingston-upon-Thames 22 of 48, Lambeth* 62 of 63, Richmond-on-Thames* 22 of 54, Southwark* 50 of 63, Wandsworth* 25 of 60)
[* at least one candidate in every Ward]

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