General Election 2019:
Plymouth Green Party is standing candidates in all Plymouth constituencies for the 2019 General Election.
South West Devon: Ian Poyser
Ian lives and works in Plymouth and was a graduate of University of Plymouth. He spent a majority of his career working in Industry and Local Authority, finding waste & recycling solutions for residents and businesses. He has an execllent understanding of how Business and Local Government functions and the pressures they both face.
Ian has been a Green Party member since the then Labour government took this country into the Iraq war in 2003. A shameful and reckless act of foreign policy from which we still bearing the economic and social cost. Both his parents served in the Army Forces, so he has a huge amount of respect for serving personnel.
He believe in peace, fairness, equality and protection of the environment. He standing because we wants to tackle the deeply damaging effect of inequality, which successive governments have failed to address, leading to the world’s 5th largest economy allowing food and fuel poverty to become the norm in our communities.
Ian is a passionate advocate of finding local solutions to the biggest threat to humanity and natural world – climate change and habitat destruction. Tackling social, economic and environmental issues through the delivery of Green New Deal for the nation is the most sensible option for our country and region.
Ewan a science teacher and local entrepreneur who has been resident in Plymouth for 18 years. He is also a local union representative for the NASUWT.
As an educator he is particularly concerned about social justice and the importance of a fair society which can be judged on its ability to form happy, productive and creative individuals.
Ewan is standing as a Green candidate who will speak up for Plymouth Moorview and advocate a sustainable future which protects our natural environment for future generations.
Plymouth Sutton and Devonport: James Ellwood
James is a filmmaker who runs a Plymouth-based Social Enterprise. His experience of small business and work in local communities makes him perfectly placed to understand the needs of local residents.
He is a strong advocate for investment into ethical business in Plymouth. He is standing as Green candidate with a vision of an alternative, more responsible and inclusive ways of doing politics in Plymouth. James lives in Stonehouse where he is raising his family. He stood as a Green candidate for St Peter and the Waterfront ward in the Plymouth local elecitons 2019.
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