South of Scotland green meeting

The climate emergency, social movements, and moving beyond partisan boundaries

The climate emergency, social movements, and moving beyond partisan boundaries BY MAGGIE CHAPMAN | 31 AUGUST 2019 I was pleased to be invited to open the third South of Scotland Greens Regional Conference in Galashiels today. This is what I…

Maggie Chapman speaking at the podium to Party Conference, with Lorna Slater and Patrick Harvie sitting at the table alongside her

The age of individualism is dead; now is the time for social movements to seize power – SGP Spring Conference speech

Good morning friends, and welcome to our Spring Conference, exactly 699 years to the day of the signing of the Declaration of Arbroath, and just short of 40 years since Thatcher became Prime Minister. I’ll say a bit more about…

“A green future for our great city” – Edinburgh Greens launch their local authority election campaign

I was asked, as co-convener of the Scottish Greens, to say a few words at the launch event of Edinburgh Greens’ local authority election campaign. These are they.  Good evening everyone. It’s great to be here, at the launch of…