You heard it here first…:
The result of the referendum ballot inside the Green Party – to decide whether or not the party should have a recognisable Leadership team – has resulted in success for the ‘Yes’ message, with well over a 2/3rds majority.
The final result is 73% to 27%, with almost exactly half of the membership turning out to vote.
The members have spoken, in overwhelming numbers.
South-East Euro-MP Caroline Lucas, one of the party’s two Principal Speakers, said:
“I’m delighted about this result. The party can now move forward together and onto the job in hand: we have an urgent green message to communicate, and many votes to win.”
Green London Assembly member Darren Johnson and outgoing ‘Yes’ Campaign Manager commented from