The Green Party Now Has More Members Than UKIP
In an overnight surge, the Greens now boast 43,829 members...
Natalie Bennett, Green Party Leader
As the kerfuffle train that is quickly becoming this year’s general election chugs on towards May, it looks like its got some new (eco) friendly passengers.
The Green Party, who came fourth in last year’s European election, has David Cameron to thank for its sudden rise in membership. The Prime Minister has stated that he will refuse to take part in televised leaders’ head to head debates, unless the Green party were invited to join.
After big Dave has threatened the existence of WhatsApp and Al Murray has decided to run against Nigel Farage, the news that a party without Eurosceptic ideals at its forefront is coming into popularity is actually quite comforting.