Green Party announces full slate of candidates for council elections
Camden Green Party offers council voters a full choice The Camden Green Party announced today that for the third successive council election it is standing a full slate of 54 candidates. Cllr Maya de Souza, who is seeking re-election in Highgate ward,
Camden Green Party offers council voters a full choice
The Camden Green Party announced today that for the third successive council election it is standing a "full slate" of 54 candidates.
Cllr Maya de Souza, who is seeking re-election in Highgate ward, said:
"I am delighted by the quality team that we have assembled, reflecting the growing numbers and strength of the Camden Green Party."
"Green parties in Lewisham, Brighton, Norwich and many other places have seen numbers of councillors grow quickly after they made the initial election breakthrough, and we're working very hard to see the same effect in Camden.''
"Camden Green Party wants to deliver 20mph zones in most roads in the borough, wants to continue leading the fight to protect NHS services and fight the Tory/Labour push for privatisation, and to deliver insulation for every home that needs it."
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Natalie Bennett, the Green Party parliamentary candidate for Holborn and St Pancras, who is also standing for council in St Pancras and Somers Town, where she lives, said: "It is pleasing that 24 of our 54 candidates are female - not quite gender parity, but getting close."
The party currently has three councillors on the council.
The complete list of candidates
Belsize : Anya Courts, Sophie North, Francesca Richards-Spiller
Bloomsbury: Sam Bueno de Mesquita , Beatrix Campbell, Justin Hoffman
Camden/Primrose Hill: Russell Oppenheimer, Pam Walker, Vincent Thurgood
Cantelowes: Sheila Hayman, Colin Huston, Rachel Zatz
Fortune Green: Jane Ennis, Paul Greenhalgh, Hugo Plowden
Frognal & Fitzjohns: Charles Harris, Edward Ross, Alice Taylor
Gospel Oak: Constantine Buhayer, Robin Smith, Jane Walby
Hampstead: Iain Patton, Prashant Vase, Katherina Wolpe
Haverstock: Jane Lawrie, Paul Grader, Colin Houston
Highgate: Naomi Aptowitzer, Maya De Souza, Tristan Smith
Holborn & Covent Garden Suzanne Hartley, Robert McCracken, Benedict Protheroe
Kentish Town: John Bird, Victoria Green, Alaa Owaineh
Kilburn: Helen Mayer, Lauren Paris, Charlotte Whelan
King's Cross Jamie Janson, Edward Milford, Una Sapietis
Regent's Park: Miles Jackman, Stephen Plowden, Rowan Yapp
St Pancras & Somers Town: Natalie Bennett, Matty Mitford, Cathryn Symons
Swiss Cottage: Stephen Cottle, Morgan Watkins, Alan Wheatley
West Hampstead: Tobias Davidson, Roderick Graham, Stuart Taylor