Welcome to the Swindon Area Green Party Website

We are a friendly and growing local party with a full calendar of events both business and social each year. Why not pop along to one of our open meetings and be a part of the change!

Latest News: Greens call for public interest to be put first in Lydiard decision

Swindon Area Green Party has called on Swindon Borough Council to put public interest before profit when making their decision on which bid will be successful in running Lydiard Park. Swindon Greens have expressed their support for a community-led rather than commercial bid to ensure that the Park is run for the benefit of the residents of Swindon and not principally for the benefit of those seeking to make a quick profit. The Party also welcomed councillors from across the political spectrum working together to ensure a fair bidding process. Two community-led bids have been received to run the site: … Continue reading

Latest Blog Post: Ken Kimber: Make Votes Matter

Is your vote wasted? This question seems increasingly urgent, following the most undemocratic General Election in British history. In 2015, the Conservatives won 37% of the votes but ended up with 52% of the seats in parliament and absolute power. 24% of votes cast were for UKIP, the Liberal Democrats or the Green Party. However, these parties now have only 10 MPs between them – just 1.5%. Each party‚Äôs representation in parliament does not match the share of votes they received. Parliament does not accurately represent the wide range of views and perspectives in British society. Our votes are not … Continue reading