Stop bully bailiffs collecting Council Tax debts

Tameside Greens will be supporting the protest against the Councils use of of bullying bailiffs to collect Council Tax debts at the Council Meeting on Tuesday 3rd December.

Marston’s bullying Bailiffs are unlawfully entering peoples homes and and making false and unlawful threats to seize goods in order to get the unpaid Council Tax plus the Council’s court costs and Marton’s extortionate fees.

Tameside Council must be held accountable, they are responsible for the behaviour of their agents Marstons, come along to the full Council meeting and have your say.

Assemble outside Ashton Town Hall from 4.00 pm,

The Council meeting starts 5.00 pm,

Tuesday 3rd December

Why COP 19 fell woefully short of the urgent action we need

History was made at the UN climate talks last week – not by the achievement of a breakthrough in negotiations, unfortunately, but by the unprecedented walk-out by 800 civil society groups and trade unions.

Citing the appalling lack of ambition and commitment manifest at the 19th yearly session of the global climate change conference, NGOs blamed the lobbying from fossil fuel companies for impeding progress at the talks. As WWF put it, “Warsaw, which should have been an important step in the just transition to a sustainable future, is on track to deliver virtually nothing. We feel that governments have given up on the process.”

Their frustration was well founded. The industrialised countries like Japan and Australia used the talks to officially scale back their climate commitments, and the demands of poor countries for clarity on greater climate finance were stonewalled. At the same time, the EU’s credibility was undermined by its failure to increase its completely inadequate 20% greenhouse gas reduction target for 2020. Continue reading

Jean Lambert,
Green MEP for London

warmly invites you to discuss

Building Our Green Economic Future

Friday 29th November 2013

Congress Centre, London

 With Keynote Speakers

László Andor, EU Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

 Frances O’Grady, TUC General Secretary (Trades Union Congress) Continue reading