Natalie Bennett

Caroline Lucas could breathe new life into the Greens

2 September 2016 16:52

Winning the Green Party leadership race on a joint ticket makes Caroline Lucas and Jonathan Bartley the first ever job…

David Cameron takes centre stage at Glastonbury

29 June 2015 13:05

David Cameron’s former director of strategy Steve Hilton recently wrote in The Spectator that Glastonbury is not merely a ‘left-wing utopia’,…

Politicians deliver careful messages of congratulations for the royal baby

2 May 2015 12:41

This morning the Duchess of Cambridge gave birth to a baby girl. The girl, who is the Queen’s fifth great-grandchild, is the…

Russell Brand says vote (but not for Ed Miliband)

1 May 2015 14:22

At a recent screening of his new capitalism documentary the Emperor’s New Clothes, Russell Brand, the revolutionary who refuses to…

The Greens’ regressive message has lost them student votes

27 April 2015 13:09

‘If you’re not a socialist before you’re twenty-five, you have no heart; if you are a socialist after twenty-five, you…

What’s more disturbing than a group of discredited old Nazis? The Green Party

20 April 2015 16:05

Yesterday’s Mail on Sunday had an interesting account of a meeting in London of Nazis, neo-Nazis, British National Party types and anti—Semites…

Who would have thought the Greens would be so rubbish with rubbish in Brighton?

18 April 2015 10:00

On Thursday Natalie Bennett spoke during the BBC Challengers’ Debate of the positive change Caroline Lucas has brought to British politics…

What ‘large quantities of goods’ can Natalie Bennett be shifting around?

17 April 2015 17:36

On the subject of politicians using language effectively, the funniest quote of today has to go to Green leader Natalie…

Lawyers, journalists, chefs, bankers, doctors – the robots are coming for your jobs next

15 April 2015 13:30

At the Hannover Messe robotics fair in Germany yesterday, UK company Mobey Robotics launched the world’s first robot chef, capable…

The Green Party manifesto reads like a pamphlet for a religious sect

15 April 2015 10:35

Of all the contradictory ideas in the Green Party’s manifesto, I love their plan to raise the age of criminal…

The Green Party’s animal policies: where the ridiculous outweighs the sensible

14 April 2015 18:45

Lo, the official Green Party manifesto was released, and the animals they did rejoice. Or did they? The British Association for…

Watch: Green Party releases quirky PPB with spoof boy band ‘Coalition’

8 April 2015 15:47

The party political broadcasts of this campaign have been pretty dull. Until the Green Party released its video entitled ‘Change…

Tories convinced ‘moment of maximum danger’ has passed

5 April 2015 12:45

On Thursday night, David Cameron didn’t eviscerate the competition. But nor did he suffer any damage and that, to Tory…

The TV leaders’ debate was a well-mannered affair and no one messed up

2 April 2015 23:41

That was a surprisingly well-mannered debate, tightly moderated, with the main chaos coming from the member of the audience who decided…

Five things to watch for during tonight’s debate

2 April 2015 13:00

1) Can Natalie Bennett do enough to spark another Green surge? After Natalie Bennett’s infamous ‘brain fade’ the Green surge…

Can Natalie Bennett exceed expectations on Thursday night?

31 March 2015 12:09

Few politicians can have gone into a debate with lower expectations than Natalie Bennett. After her ‘brain fade’ on LBC,…

Royal baby due at height of general election campaign

18 March 2015 16:37

Two of the biggest media circuses are set to collide. The 2013 press storm that greeted the arrival of Prince George…

Green Party cancels black tie fundraiser following members’ revolt

15 March 2015 15:51

The Green Party’s fundraising ball was set to be an event to rival the Tory Black and White ball. Tickets…

Natalie Bennett redeems herself at the start of the Green Party conference

6 March 2015 16:09

Natalie Bennett needed to give a good solid speech to the Green Party conference after a difficult few weeks, and…

Guardian hustings bode well for external candidates

26 February 2015 11:18

Yesterday the four internal candidates vying to succeed Alan Rusbridger as the Guardian editor-in-chief took part in hustings for the…