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Green Party leader visits Sheffield as Young Greens queue to join!

Natalie Bennett, leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, visited Sheffield yesterday.


Natalie Bennett at the University Freshers Fair

At the University she joined with Young Greens and Peter Garbutt, Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for Sheffield Hallam. Students queued up to meet Natalie and over 250 of them joined the Young Greens. Here’s a massive WELCOME to all you new members- together we can make a significant impact in next years local and General elections. A journalist asked Natalie which policies were attracting young people to the Green Party and she emphasised the £10 minimum wage, the abolition of student fees and the end of zero-hours contracts.


Natalie Bennett at the Young Greens stall

The top picture shows Natalie signing a petition from People and Planet. For more pictures see the Young Greens Facebook page.


Councillor Jillian Creasy, Natalie Bennett and Nether Edge activist Anne Barr.


Rachel Hardy, Natalie Bennett and Hallam Prospective Parliamentary Candidate Peter Garbutt

Later Natalie visited Strip the Willow and various local businesses in the Antiques Quarter. Green Party policies will help local businesses compete against the unfair competition of the retail giants.

Topics: Central, City Wide, Jillian Creasy, Nether Edge, Peter Garbutt, Sharrow