“Bristol has for a long time been a hive of green thinking and activism and will continue to be so. The Green Party will continue to be the political voice for this green vision. We are in this for the long haul and our green councillors will continue carrying the green baton on behalf of Bristol residents and keep building on our success in the city."
Responding to the news that an extra 69,000 voters have joined the electoral roll in the West of England, with Bristol West seeing the biggest upswing in registered voters, Molly Scott Cato, MEP for the South West and the Green Party's candidate for the constituency, said: "It's fantastic to see such a big increase in the number of people registered to exercise their democratic rights in Bristol. But the news isn't a surprise to me. On the doorsteps of Bristol West, it's clear that people actively engaging in this election campaign."
Molly Scott Cato has joined the chorus of objections to a digital illuminated advertising board, following a visit to the proposed site in St Werburghs. The giant screen would measure 7.5 metres tall by 5 metres wide and would overlook the inbound M32 and junction 3. A planning application has been turned down by Bristol [...]
Molly Scott Cato, Green Party parliamentary candidate for Bristol West, has welcomed plans by Labour to restrict rail fare rises but accuses Labour of ‘tunnel vision’ over their continuing support for HS2.
"Trump has just confirmed his intention to wage war on the environment. Ejecting the US from the Paris Agreement is an assault on scientific evidence and a confrontation with businesses and the US and global economy; one that is marching rapidly towards decarbonisation. This decision attempts to take the US back to a by-gone era where fossil fuels ruled, just at a time when we are at the dawn of a green energy revolution."
"I don’t usually go public on how I plan to vote in the election, but on this occasion, I don’t mind anyone knowing that I will be voting for Molly Scott Cato, the Green Party Candidate in Bristol West. I’ve met Molly, and I think she’ll be a great MP, alongside her Green Party leader Caroline Lucas - of whom I’m also an admirer."
Award-winning environmental campaigner, journalist and author George Monbiot has thrown his support behind Molly as parliamentary candidate for Bristol West. In Bristol West, where it is a two-horse race between Greens and Labour, George is urging voters to make history and 'transform the politics of Britain' by sending another Green MP to Westminister.