Sheffield

Thank you

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 9th June 2017

Thank you Sheffield Green Party, everyone who contributed to the campaign and voted for me

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A message to the voters of Sheffield Central

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 8th June 2017

If you are choosing between Labour and Green, you have a risk-free choice. You will have either your first or second choice as MP.

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A fun new Natalie4Sheffield campaign video

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 5th June 2017

Please share around!

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Increasing international aid and tackling inequality are not acts of altruism. We all benefit

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 5th June 2017

As The Spirit Level powerfully demonstrated, everyone is better off in a more equal society, the wealthy as well as those with fewer financial resources.

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What will you do for students at university?

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 5th June 2017

This and many other questions answered in a wide-ranging interview with Forge News.

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Sheffield speech: Older people and the loneliness epidemic

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 3rd June 2017

Loneliness amongst older people is at epidemic levels. One in 10 older people only receive contact from friends or family once a month.

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No education cuts - good luck to the Sheffield-Nottingham marchers

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 2nd June 2017

I cheered off the march for education from Sheffield to Nottingham, demanding an end to education cuts and schools that provide an education for life, not just exams.

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Speech in defence of free movement, Broomhall, Sheffield, June 2

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 2nd June 2017

Whether we travel for work, whether we travel for study, whether we travel for love, or simple curiosity and desire to experience a different way of life, we are all enriched by freedom of movement. If we stay at home, we're enriched by the travellers.

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I am delighted to sign up to STAG street trees manifesto

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 1st June 2017

Sheffield Green Party members and councillors have been supporting the Sheffield Tree Action Groups in their attempts to protect healthy, mature street trees around the city.

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Votes at 16, youth engagement and tuition fees top debate topics

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 1st June 2017

A lively and informative young and new voters debate at the Leadmill Sheffield.

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Let's change the climate: Want to see one of the Green Party's billboards?

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 30th May 2017

This powerful message can be seen at three sites around Sheffield

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Heartfelt condolences to victims of Manchester attack

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 23rd May 2017

We should focus on supporting everyone caught up in this tragedy, including the emergency services and medical staff helping the victims, in the coming days.

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Mental health - we need funding for services and social change

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 14th May 2017

One in four of us will experience a mental health problem at some point in our lives - and yet less than one pound in every hundred spent on the NHS goes towards tackling these issues.

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Air pollution - a wholly inadequate government response

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 6th May 2017

With 37 out of 42 regions of the UK in breach of EU pollution limits, the "plan" weakly says targets can be "reached in most cases by 2021" ... "if local authorities adopt a charging scheme". But this is "not required".

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International Workers Memorial Day: Better red tape than red bandages

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 1st May 2017

Deaths and injuries at work is an issue that I've been concerned with ever since I organised a fringe at Green Party conference half a dozen years ago, with the excellent Hazards Campaign, which has been charting, with increasing desperation, the rapid decline of workplace health and safety oversight.

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Supporting Barnsley Needs a Pay Rise

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 1st May 2017

I stressed not only how profoundly obvious is the statement "if you work full time you should earn enough money to live on", but also the economic damage done by low pay.

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Colour, culture and history: the Abbeydale Vintage and Artisan Market

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 30th April 2017

A reminder of the wonderful spaces of Sheffield and how they can allow small businesses to develop and thrive

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Space for Cycling: A ride that shows what's possible

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 24th April 2017

The Space for Cycling ride in Sheffield demonstrated what our city could look like, with the opportunity for young and old, the fit and less fit, to use this practical, convenient, fast method of transport that can help keep our air clean, our streets uncongested and improve our wellbeing.

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Pizza and policy: education

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 8th April 2017

Sheffield Green Party last night had its first every "pizza and policy" evening at the Union St Coworking space.

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Defending democracy

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 10th March 2017

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Yes to free education, no to TEF

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 16th February 2017

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Have a chat in Walkley

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 6th February 2017

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Bridges not walls: a great response to Trump

Posted by Natalie Bennett on 20th January 2017

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