Thangam returns as MP with majority of 37,336

Jun 22 2017

AN election that promised a tight contest between the Green Party and the Labour Party in Bristol West turned into a landslide victory for sitting MP Thangam Debbonaire.... Read More

Green Party chooses Bristol to launch its election campaign

Apr 28 2017

The Green Party began its national election campaign on April 20 with a high profile launch at Clifton’s Avon Gorge Hotel. ... Read More

National political leaders give their support to Metro Mayor candidates

Apr 28 2017

All attention may now be focused on the General Election, but before that happens voters in Bishopston, Redland and Cotham have the opportunity to vote for a West of England Metro Mayor on May 4.... Read More

Last chance to influence the future of Bristol

Dec 20 2016

Bristol City Council is in the process of producing budget proposals which will involve massive changes to the provision of services over the next five years in order to substantially reduce expenditure, to close the budget gap of £92 million.... Read More

Mayor’s consultation on a new Corporate Plan

Nov 01 2016

DRAMATIC changes are likely to the shape of council services under the new medium term financial strategy - the council’s budget and service plans for the next few years. The last few years have seen a substantial cut to funds the council has from central government along with significant increased demands on council services. This is going to happen again, and the grant is going to fall to zero by 2020 as the funds come from Business rates and council tax, plus income earned, instead. ... Read More

Green Party leader highlights air pollution in city

Nov 01 2016

GREEN Party co-leader Caroline Lucas MP visited Bishopston and Redland on October 8 to take part in a survey initiative on air pollution. The Green party is pressing for action to tackle lethal levels of air pollution in the city, including the Air Quality Management area that covers the Gloucester Road. ... Read More

MP’s debut at PMQs

Sep 30 2016

Bristol West MP, Thangam Debbonaire took her first opportunity to ask a question of the Prime Minister at PMQs in early September. ... Read More

Strong case to be Capital of Culture

Jul 04 2016

Summer is here and there is no where i’d rather be than spending it right here in Bristol... Read More

Thangam Debbonaire

Jul 04 2016

I’m writing this column two days before the EU referendum and by the time you read it we’ll have a result. Along with other Labour Party MPs and members, I campaigned for us to remain in the EU... Read More

Labour Mayor Marvin calls up Claire and Fi to join his cabinet

May 26 2016

Thumbnail ImageLabour Mayor Marvin calls up Claire and Fi to join his cabinet ... Read More