OVER 150,000 people have signed a Change.org petition (1) in the last 36 hours alone calling for the broadcasters to include a Green representative in the TV Leaders’ Debates ahead of the 2015 General Election.
At some points yesterday the petition, which spread like wildfire on social media, was receiving 7,200 signatures an hour, 120 a minute on average, and more than two a second.
The Scottish Green Party have today joined with the Green Party of England and Wales in writing to the four broadcasters organising the debates, requesting that the decision to exclude the Greens be reconsidered and that a meeting be held between the parties and the broadcasters to discuss the issue(2).…
By James Thornbury, Lanarkshire Branch
How can you make a difference in politics? How can you contribute more than money and loyalty? How can you really matter, right from the start?
Join the Scottish Green Party. I’m proof.
I helped the Yes Campaign during the Scottish Independence Referendum because, like many people, I felt my contributions could make a real difference. Up until that point, I believed the door to political reform was closed to ordinary people.…