Debate Theo Simon Watch BBC Somerset's general election debate live on this page on Tuesday 6 June from 10am.The candidates taking part have been telling us why you should vote for them.Up now: Theo Simon for the Green Party. Next up: Ian Martin for the Labour Party. Posted by BBC Somerset 95.5FM on Montag, 5. Juni 2017
Theo challenges conservatives with a small ‘c’ to vote Green for a future to be proud of! A future to be proud of – Somerton & Frome Candidate Theo Simon Somerton & Frome Green Party Candidate Theo Simon challenges Conservatives with a 'small c' to vote Green for a future to be proud of. Posted by Somerton & Frome Green Party on Sonntag, 4. Juni 2017
Watch Theo present his Green vision at Sunday’s Frome hustings, challenging the Conservatives’ appalling record on energy, climate and the economy, and on the abomination of people going hungry and needing foodbanks in our constituency.
The Green Party has produced its Green Guarantee, outlining our ten key pledges for this General Election. They are: An Economy for Everyone – rebuild public services, introduce a network of community banks, introduce a living wage, abolish exploitative zero-hours contracts Protecting our Environment – urgent measures to tackle climate change, invest in renewable energy, nationwide insulation programme so everyone can have a warm home, maintain environmental protections currently safeguarded by the EU, a new Clean Air Act Membership of the EU – a ratification referendum on the terms on the Brexit deal which includes the option to stay in … Continue reading →
If you want to understand the local impact of climate change, ask a farmer. “We are now preparing for when it does not rain for six months,” says Rich Clothier; “We want to be self-sufficient for water as well as energy.” Rich, who, alongside his brother Tom, farms about 1,500 acres in the beautiful (and beautifully named) Wkye Champflower, just West of Bruton, is no ‘alternative’ smallholder. Their family can trace their Somerset farming and cheesemaking roots back through the generations to at least 1861. “We are unashamedly well mechanised,” continues Rich Clothier. Mechanisation is simply about repeatable quality for … Continue reading →