Sat 19 Oct, 2019

Responding to the news that the Prime Minister has once again failed to command a majority in the House of Commons, Scottish Greens Co-Leader Patrick Harvie MSP said: 

“Boris Johnson has once again been defeated by democracy. His attempt to foist his rotten deal upon us, just like his attempt to unlawfully bypass parliament, has been rebuffed. The law now calls for the Prime Minister to seek a Brexit extension. As soon as that extension is secured, and the disaster capitalist fantasy of No Deal is averted, we should swiftly give the public the chance finally to stop Brexit, and kick this illegitimate Prime Minister out of office.”

Get involved

More like this

New Scottish Labour leader faces indyref row

Sat 27 Feb, 2021

The new leader of Scottish Labour faces internal divisions over an independence referendum.

Anas Sarwar has been elected to replace Richard Leonard, fending off a challenge from Monica Lennon.

Commenting, Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie said:

“I welcome Anas Sarwar to his new role, but he faces a divided party. Anas has been clear that Scottish Labour would stand in the way of Scots having a say over their future, but this will not play well with around a third of Labour voters who now say they would back independence.

Greens: Labour trident pledge shows need for independence

Fri 26 Feb, 2021

Spending £100 billion on nuclear weapons would an obscenity, particularly when we are rebuilding from COVID, say the Scottish Greens. This comes as Labour’s Shadow Defence Secretary, John Healey MP, is expected to use a speech to reinforce the Labour Party's support for renewing Trident.

Responding, Patrick Harvie MSP, co-leader of the Scottish Greens said:

Urgent action needed to end homelessness

Tue 23 Feb, 2021

The Scottish Government must take urgent action to end homelessness in Scotland, Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie MSP has said.

Mr Harvie made the call after experimental statistics published by the National Records of Scotland estimated that 216 homeless people died in 2019, an increase of 11% on the previous year.

Patrick Harvie MSP said: