‘We’ve reached crisis point in London and we need a different approach that is both credible and radical’

Sian Recently talked to the Evening Standard about private rents and her concerns about spiralling costs,
Evening Standard talks to Sian about the need to control private rents

Some of the coverage and articles about Sian’s selection campaign so far:

Tube strike – solidarity comments make it into the Independent:

“Tube workers are striking about not having a say on night tubes and having new shifts and conditions imposed. They deserve our support!”

Guardian profiles all the candidates for Mayor:

“Sian Berry, a Camden councillor, was the Green mayoral candidate in 2008, finishing fourth. Her youth and energetic monstering of gas-guzzler cars spoke to the Green demographic and gut Green concerns.”

In the Guardian, 6th July backing the Folly for London competition to mock the Garden Bridge with a serious purpose:

“I hope everyone puts forward their most outrageous ideas for a folly for London, but it’s hard to see how any of us have a chance against Boris Johnson, whose legacy for London will be a litany of follies, and who I’m sure could easily think up an even worse idea for this site if he entered.”

In 2008, Sian condemned Heathrow plans in a joint advert with campaigners and other main candidates for Mayor
In 2008, Sian condemned Heathrow plans in a joint advert with campaigners and other main candidates for Mayor

Mayorwatch, 1 July: Green mayoral hopefuls call on rivals to reject Heathrow expansion

“We call on all mayoral candidates from all parties to unite in opposition to a new runway at Heathrow, which would be a disaster for public health and climate change.”

Sian’s piece for Bright Green on why we can win with a credible and radical campaign

Guardian on Caroline’s endorsement

Politics.co.uk, 12 June, on Caroline Lucas backing my campaign:

“Berry is a formidable campaigner and accomplished media performer and has already won a crucial endorsement from Caroline Lucas.”

Left Foot Forward, 27 May: Why London should look to Barcelona and Madrid for next year’s elections

Independent coverage of the announcement Sian will stand

Mayorwatch, 21 May on the announcement:

“Ken Livingstone may have retired from elected politics and Boris Johnson signalled that his future is at Westminster, but voters at next year’s mayoral contest could still find a familiar name on the ballot paper. Sian Berry, the Green candidate in 2008, has announced that she hopes to represent the party again next May.”