Bishopston Green in deputy leader elections

July 28 2016

Bishopston’s Daniella Radice is hoping to be elected as Deputy Leader of the Green Party. The former councillor who lost her seat at the last Bristol council elections is keen to remain in politics.

Bishopston’s Daniella Radice is hoping to be elected as Deputy Leader of the Green Party. The former councillor who lost her seat at the last Bristol council elections is keen to remain in politics.

Daniella said: “I am standing for deputy leader as, since losing the election in Bishopston, I want to use the experience I gained as a Green Party Councillor and assistant Mayor at a national level. 

“As deputy leader I see my role as ensuring a good connection between local parties and our national organisation. I am also keen to campaign nationally on housing.”

Green Party members will vote between July 25 and August 25, with the winners unveiled at the party’s annual conference in Birmingham, held between September 2 - 4. 

The party has elections every two years for the Leader and Deputy Leader roles. Daniella is standing against existing Deputy Leaders, Shahrar Ali and Amelia Womack, plus 4 other verified candidates. Natalie Bennett is also stepping down as leader of the Green Party after two terms in office.