#CarolineLucas MP brings Railway Bill to Parliament

Caroline Lucas today introduces a Bill to bring the rail network back into public hands and claims it could save taxpayers up to £1 billion a year. It will and lead to lower fares and better services, Caroline claimed. The Railways Bill, due its Second Reading in Parliament later today, would bring the rail network into public ownership step by step. When franchises come up … Continue reading #CarolineLucas MP brings Railway Bill to Parliament

Report reveals UK will not meet climate change targets with new runways

A Green Party report reveals that the UK will not meet its climate change targets if David Cameron goes ahead with a new runway at Heathrow, Gatwick or anywhere in the South-East of England. Airport Expansion Doesn’t Make Climate Sense provides a fresh perspective on the airport expansion debate. It offers alternatives to new runways that a climate-sensitive government should pursue; including moving many short-haul flight passengers … Continue reading Report reveals UK will not meet climate change targets with new runways

Cycling and walking key to relieving Tube crush says Green Party leader | road.cc

“We want to make it possible for walking and cycling to account for most short distance journeys, so fewer people will want or need to use the Tube,” said Ms Bennett, who is contesting the seat of Holborn and St Pancras in Thursday’s general election. via Cycling and walking key to relieving Tube crush says Green Party leader | road.cc. Continue reading Cycling and walking key to relieving Tube crush says Green Party leader | road.cc