Jonathan Bartley

  1. 'We support high-speed rail but not HS2'

    Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party, tells BBC Politics Midlands that money spent on HS2 would be better used on local transport projects.

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    Video caption: Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says HS2 funds should be spent on local routes

    Watch the full interview on BBC One from 10:00 on Sunday and catch up with past episodes of the podcast on BBC Sounds.

    Also joining presenter Elizabeth Glinka this week is Walsall North Conservative MP Eddie Hughes and the Labour MP for Birmingham Edgbaston Preet Gill.

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    Video caption: Green Party conference: Bartley and Berry speech

    The co-leaders of the Green Party of England and Wales give ave a joint virtual conference speech to members

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    Video caption: Last minute messages and a Labour leak (Tuesday's election news)

    As the parties try to get their campaign messages across to voters, Labour's Jonathan Ashworth apologised after criticising Jeremy Corbyn in a secret recording.

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    Video caption: Under-30s Question Time: The Highlights

    What happened when young voters challenged politicians representing the main seven parties?

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    Video caption: General election 2019: Politicians on when they bought their first house

    Senior figures from the five main political parties reveal they all bought their first house before they were 31.

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    Video caption: Election 2019: What happened this week on the campaign trail?

    Election 2019: A look back at the last seven days of campaigning.

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    Video caption: Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says Labour 'need to embrace electoral reform'

    Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley answered caller's questions ahead of the General Election

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    Video caption: Greens: 'Business as usual is not an option'

    Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says the climate crisis needs to be addressed as soon as possible.

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    Video caption: Green Party: We will 'decarbonise and deliver social justice across Britain'

    Green Party co-leader Jonathan Bartley says his party is "ready to remain and transform everything" and called its green New Deal the most "ambitious in the world"

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    Video caption: General election 2019: Green Party announces 'carbon chancellor' plan

    The new role would allocate the £100bn per year they have pledged for tackling the "climate emergency".

  11. Green leader to stand for Dulwich and West Norwood

    A Green Party co-leader has announced he is to stand for a London seat.

    Jonathan Bartley, Green Party co-leader

    Jonathan Bartley, will contest the seat of Dulwich and West Norwood.

    The Greens launched their election campaign this morning and pledged to borrow £100bn a year for a decade and raise corporation tax by 5% to help rid the UK of fossil fuels to make the country carbon neutral by 2030.

    Mr Bartley concedes it's a lot of money to borrow but insists it would pay off in the long run.

    The other candidates who have declared they will also stand are Labour's Helen Hayes and 23-year-old Ade Fatukasi for the Liberal Democrats.

    The local Conservative constituency office said it was considering three local candidates who would like to represent Dulwich and West Norwood.

    The Brexit Party has not made any announcement yet locally but said it would be fielding 600 candidates across the country.