The Green Case For A Progressive Pact: Debating the next election
This pamphlet looked at the case for a progressive alliance and how Greens could benefit. It includes contributions from Molly Scott Cato, Victor Anderson, Rupert Read, Jonathan Essex, and Sara Parkin.
This briefing was written before the EU referendum and the economic and political turmoil which has followed.
However we believe its analysis and conclusions still stand – and in fact have been made much more urgent by the possibility of an early general election, perhaps in November this year, and by the current state of the Labour Party.
We invite everyone who wants to see an alternative to continued Conservative government to join in the discussion about what that alternative can be.
The agriculture industry has transformed in the last 70 years. Agriculture needs a just transition as much as coal mining communities do, but whereas there is no future for coal mines in a zero-carbon world, there has to be a future for agriculture.
Many job opportunities near Gatwick are at the airport or in associated sectors. Covid-19 brought an almost complete cessation of flying, with a slow regrowth likely to take years to return to prior levels. Contemplation of a different future for workers across the Gatwick region has become urgent