Results from around Kent:
- Folkestone and Hythe: 6 new Green Councillors – we are now the equal second biggest party on the council.
- Tonbridge: 2 new Green Councillors – elected with over 80% of the vote in one of the highest turnouts in the country.
- Thanet: 3 new Green Councillors – in one of the biggest ‘leave’ places.
- Swale: 2 new Green Councillors – kicking out the leader of Swale Borough Council.
- Ashford: 2 new Green Councillors – through solid local work, engaging with voters.
- Plus many town and parish councillors across Kent.
The environment has never had so much prominence, thanks in a large way to the work of Extinction Rebellion and people like David Attenborough. It should have been the top issues in elections since elections were invented - what could be more important than ensuring that we have a world fit to live in?
Soon we will get a chance to vote in the Euros too. Let's make the Euros about the environment, let's elect even more Greens on 23rd May and while your at it, please join us!