We’re Greener In

SW GreenerIn LogoGreens want Britain to remain a part of the EU because we believe that we need to work together on shared solutions to the collective challenges we face. Climate change, the pollution of our oceans, terrorism and the refugee crisis are issues that do not stop at national borders and require collaborative and cooperative solutions.

Britain has always been an outward-facing country not an insular one, and when we have engaged fairly and peacefully with others, the results have been mutually beneficial. A time of international crisis is the worst time to creep back behind the Channel. We need to be out in the world solving problems in a spirit of justice and solidarity.

We all know that the EU is not perfect, but we need to stay in it to reform it. We want to see social and environmental standards given primacy over single market rules and competitiveness. We want stronger, not weaker, protection of our rights; more, not less, ambitious environmental protection and climate action. And we want corporate influence and the power of global finance curtailed and the institutions of the EU to become more democratic and accountable to the citizens of Europe.

For Greens it is clear that our future lies closely with Europe and we are working every day to build solidarity, peace, and prosperity for all while respecting the natural world we share.

The UK public voted to Leave the European Union and now we fight to retain the rights and protections we hold dear.

It’s also clear we need to address our own democratic deficit in the UK with a representative voting system.

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What has the EU ever done for us?

Greens have a clear vision of the sort of Europe we want to see and our 50 members of the ...

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Myth-Busting

Green Party MEP Molly Scott Cato writes: Those campaigning for us to leave are presenting a lot of information that is ...

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Our Campaign

Our Campaign

We are Greens in the South West and we campaigned to keep the UK in the European Union.  We still ...

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Controlling Corporate Power

Controlling Corporate Power

With corporations operating across borders, and attempting to drive down wages and environmental protections in the process, it is clear ...

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Our Rights At Work

While it was working people with their courageous struggles who won us our rights at work, from paid holidays, to ...

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Fighting Corporate Tax Avoidance

It's clear that we need international rules to keep corporations in check and cross-border action to tackle their tax-dodging. Following the ...

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Fighting Climate Change

It's only through concerted international efforts that we have a chance of solving the climate crisis. As a powerful block ...

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Protecting our Environment

Environmental pollution does not stop at national borders. The major threats to our environment must be tackled collectively. Our beaches are ...

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Farming and Rural Development

Farmers are much better protected inside the EU than they would be if we were to leave. Annually the UK receives ...

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Pesticides and GMOs

The EU bases its policy on the precautionary principle, which means that when new processes or chemicals are invented they ...

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Animal Welfare

The EU has improved conditions for animals where national governments have failed to act, and its influence is felt beyond ...

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Peace and Security

Peace and Security

The European Union was founded to bring an end to the frequent, devastating wars across the continent. A stable Europe ...

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