Think Global Act Local South Lanarkshire Greens were joined by activists from across the country at our Manifesto launch in East Kilbride. It is clear that many of the challenges we face are global, but we know that solutions can and must be delivered at a local level. Last summer, the Scottish Greens made history by becoming the first Greens to enter central government in UK history. Action by the Scottish Greens has already led to free bus travel for young people, unprecedented action on single-use plastics and record investments in recycling, nature restoration and active travel. South Lanarkshire Greens are clear. The only way to get a Fairer, Greener…
The Scottish Greens are proud to confirm its South Lanarkshire candidates for the upcoming council elections on May 5. The party will be standing in 14 of South Lanarkshire’s wards. The selected candidates are as follows: Clydesdale West – Neil Barton Clydesdale East – Claire Watson Clydesdale South – Ann McGuinness Avondale and Stonehouse – Erica Bradley-Young EK South – John McKechnie EK Central South – Alan Cresswell EK East – Kirsten Robb Rutherglen South – Emma Smith Rutherglen Central and North – Alex McRae Cambuslang West – Tom Lauckner Cambuslang East – Marie Gallagher Blantyre – David McClemont Bothwell and Uddingston – John Stubbs Hamilton West and Earnock –…
In a deal secured by the Scottish Greens in this year’s budget, anyone aged 21 or younger will be able to travel for free on the bus with a concessionary travel card from 31 January 2022.