Tag Archives: Jenny Jones

Greens and Boris back schemes for clean energy in schools

A school in Upper Norwood is being prevented from generating more green energy and supplementing its education budgets with cheap electricity because of changes in Government policy. Data suggests that better use of existing renewable energy technology across all of … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 London elections, Boris Johnson, Croydon Friends of the Earth, Croydon Greens, Education, Environment, Jenny Jones, London Assembly, Mayor of London, Schools, St Joseph's College, Upper Norwood | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Questions to be asked over £1.5m-worth of Viridor ‘gifts’

Parliamentary questions are to be asked about whether a proper degree of scrutiny was given to £1.5-million-worth of donations made to causes in the constituencies of three LibDem government ministers by the charitable arm of incinerator operators Viridor. The gifts, … Continue reading

Posted in Business, Charity, Environment, Jenny Jones, London-wide issues, Refuse collection, Stuart Collins, Sutton Council, Tom Brake MP, Waste incinerator | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Croydon among worst boroughs for axing street trees

In Croydon, where hundreds of residents were forced to evacuate their homes in February due to flooding following the wettest winter since records began, the council has managed to axe 1,703 street trees in three years – about 5 per … Continue reading

Posted in Croydon Council, Environment, Health, Jenny Jones, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Mayor of London | Tagged , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Jones critical of ‘crass stupidity’ of national flood planning

What can be done to avoid the worst impact of the floods that have blighted large areas of Kenley and Purley, and closed a major A-road in the area for the best part of a month? Jenny Jones, the 2012 … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Coulsdon, Croydon Greens, Environment, Fracking, Gardening, Jenny Jones, London Assembly, London-wide issues, Mayor of London | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Dirty Croydon I: Boris failing Londoners on air quality

London Mayor Boris Johnson is not doing enough to reduce motor traffic on the capital’s roads, and is playing down the risks of serious long-term health damage to millions of Londoners. That’s according to Jenny Jones, the Green party London … Continue reading

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Croydon among worst hit boroughs by police station closures

Croydon is one of the London boroughs worst affected by proposals from the Mayor of London Boris Johnson to close police stations. According to research conducted by the Green Party’s London Assembly Member Jenny Jones, an additional 107,774 people during … Continue reading

Posted in Boris Johnson, Crime, Croydon 8/8, Croydon Greens, Kenley, Mayor of London, Norbury, Policing, Purley, Riots Review Panel, South Norwood | Tagged , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Boris’s road safety cuts have led to increase in casualties

The number of casualties among pedestrians and cyclists on London’s roads have risen each year since 2008, while spending on road safety in the capital has been more than halved since Boris Johnson became Mayor, according to research by Jenny … Continue reading

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