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Radical Solutions such as Universal Basic Income are Needed to Improve Glasgow's Health

Cass Macgregor Sun 8 Jan

In response to a question from Green Cllr Kieran Wild, at Glasgow City Council full council meeting on 8th Dec, (Labour) Cllr Matt Kerr confirmed that the administration is beginning to explore a trial of Universal Basic Income in Glasgow.

Glasgow Greens Warn of Millions Cut from Council Budget

21 December, 2016 - 12:23

Greens in Glasgow are highlighting how Glasgow City Council is set to have 3.3% less to spend on local services after a cut in revenue funding from the Scottish Government.

The party says the Scottish Government has not given councils a fair deal. The draft budget fails to use new powers to come up with fairer funding proposals for councils to tackle Westminster austerity cuts.

Allan Faulds, Glasgow Greens spokesperson for Local Finance and candidate for Victoria Park said:

Is it naïve to challenge the political status quo?

mko5498 Sun 27 Nov

This September, I had the honour to be selected as the Green local council candidate for Southside Central in Glasgow.

The autumn months have been my chance to get my bearings before the local election campaign properly kicks off in the New Year. Learning about the area I’m standing to represent, and getting to know the people who live there, are probably the most important tasks for me over the coming months. 

Selection Announcement - Glasgow Council 2017

21 December, 2015 - 15:41

The following people have been successfully elected as the Scottish Green candidates for the following wards in 2017 Glasgow City Council elections:

Partick West: Allan Faulds

Dowanhill/Kelvindale: Martin Bartos

Hillhead: Martha Wardrop

Anderston/City/Yorkhill: Christy Mearns

Canal: Andrew Smith

Govan: Allan Young

Southside Central: Cass Macgregor

Target to Win 2017 Selection Process

26 November, 2015 - 17:00

  • West and North (joint hustings event for HillheadAnderston/City/Yorkhill and Canal) – Mon 23rd Nov 7pmGarnethill Room, Renfield St Stephens
  • Southside (hustings for LangsidePollokshieldsSouthside Central and Govan) – Wed 25th Nov 7pm Fairfield Hall, Pearce Institute