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Who should speak for us in Europe?

ELECTION COMMUNICATION • 22 MAY 2014 Promoted by Grace Philip on behalf of Eastern Region Green Party European election candidate list, all c/o 27 Clarendon Road, Norwich, NR2 2PN. Printed on 100% recycled paper by Pindar Scarborough Ltd, Thornburgh Road, Eastfield, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 3UY.


What are you voting for? Thousands like you feel let down by politics. So who should speak for you in Europe? Voting for the other parties will just bring more of the same. We want to see your family and your community put first – rather than ever-increasing ‘growth’ and over-development. By voting Green you know what you are voting against: against the destruction of the countryside, against the closure of small shops, against excessive traffic and against the pollution that is causing changes in our climate and increased flooding and coastal erosion.

By voting Green you can also be clear what you are voting for!

for strong local

communities with access to jobs, services, schools and shops – without having to rely on a car for every journey

for clean air, safe

streets and a better quality of life

for an economy that meets our local needs, conserves the earth’s resources and values the natural world

for for a radically

reformed financial sector that supports small businesses and co-ops


for a food chain

“Greens want to create a future where protecting our shared world is at the heart of all government policies. Our countryside should be treasured, not developed to death. Quality of life for people, families and communities should be put first.

we can trust: locally produced affordable food from local shops, allotments and farmers’ markets

for decent housing

that is well insulated to keep fuel bills down and keep us warm

for bringing public

“Thousands of people like you are switching to the Green Party. We are asking you to join them.”

transport under public control – so that investment goes into improving rural bus and rail services and reducing fares, rather than into profit

Vote Green on 22 May Thank you.

for protecting

Rupert Read LEAD CANDIDATE Photo: D P Millar

children’s right to a childhood: for safety in a digital age, for banning adverts aimed at children, for getting children off screens and outdoors again

Vote for the common good


Greens can win this Euro election! The European election is held under a proportional voting system. Rupert Read needs just one in ten votes to become one of the MEPs for our region. Last time round he was just 1% short of winning. Your vote will make a difference this time. No matter who you usually vote for, this is your chance to elect a Green to represent you. The Green Party has MEPs in London and the South East of England. In total there are 48 Green MEPs in the European Parliament. Please elect Rupert Read to be your Green voice in Europe.

Vote Green on 22 May

Rupert Read is top of the Green Party’s list of European election candidates for the Eastern region. Rupert lives in Norwich with his wife Juliette and teaches at the University of East Anglia. He is the Green Party’s national spokesperson on transport and a former City Councillor. Rupert Read says: “On protecting the countryside and wildlife, on education and local farming, Greens in the European Parliament are making a difference. I’m standing to be your voice in Europe. As your MEP I will work to stop over-development and support strong local communities. Our rural communities should have access to local shops, services and bus links and a local food supply.”

Vote Green for a positive future www.eastern.greenparty.org.uk @greenrupertread eastern@greenparty.org.uk 01865 522 024 27 Clarendon Road, Norwich NR2 2PN

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Green Party Eastern England (Rural) leaflet for the Euro Elections 2014  

Green Party leaflet aimed at the rural population of Eastern England for the European elections 2014

Green Party Eastern England (Rural) leaflet for the Euro Elections 2014  

Green Party leaflet aimed at the rural population of Eastern England for the European elections 2014

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