Greens launch business manifesto

Mon 2 May, 2011

For immediate release: Monday 2nd May 2011

As the final week's campaign push began, the Scottish Green Party will today launch a mini-manifesto for business with policies including support for community and publicly-owned renewables, boosting construction with a housebuilding programme and plans to reinvigorate Scotland's town centres. The programme will be launched by Alis Ballance, top Green candidate for the South of Scotland, at a visit to thriving local businesses in Moffat.

The Scottish Greens will:

* Boost the construction sector with a

Campaigning by the canals

comms Mon 2 May, 2011

Who says the last week of the campaign is a slog?

We had a great time on our Central Scotland canal cycle campaign. Starting in Kilsyth with local list candidate Rob Kay we

Greens back workers on May Day

Sun 1 May, 2011

For immediate release 1 May 2011

The Scottish Greens today reiterated their firm commitment to resist the

YouGov show Greens up in fourth place

Sun 1 May, 2011

For immediate release 1 May 2011

Today's YouGov poll for Scotland on Sunday again suggests a breakthrough result for the Greens, up to 7% and again ahead of the Lib Dems. Projections from Scotland Votes indicate that the party would be up from two seats to eight.

Patrick Harvie said:

Local pubs and small producers are Green order of the day

Fri 29 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 29 April 2011

Campaigning in Paisley today, the co-convenor of the Scottish Green Party Patrick Harvie set out positive proposals aimed at stimulating the development of local pubs and craft brewers whose bottom line is the production of quality drinks and serving local communities in a responsible way.

In the last Parliament, the Scottish Green Party endorsed proposals from the Scottish Government for a minimum price for alcohol.

Greens: energy debate "missing the point"

Thu 28 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 28 April 2011

Responding to the continuing debate over the SNP's renewables target, the Scottish Greens today argued that the real emphasis should be on community- and publicly-owned renewables, on energy efficiency, and on a broader mix of energy sources, not just onshore wind.

Patrick Harvie said:

Greens: living wage to combat poverty and inequality

Thu 28 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 28 April 2011

The Scottish Greens today committed to fighting poverty and building a more equal Scotland in the next Parliament, and the party confirmed plans to set a living wage for public sector employees of at least

Poll of polls shows Greens on the up

Wed 27 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 27 April 2011

Today's poll of poll analysis by Weber Shandwick confirms that voters are continuing to move towards the Greens and away from Labour, the Tories and the Lib Dems, and their projections are that the Greens will more than double their representation at Holyrood.

Patrick Harvie said:

Greens set out plans for a healthy and happy Scotland

Wed 27 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 27 April 2011

Greens pledge tougher freedom of information regime

Wed 27 Apr, 2011

For immediate release 27 April 2011