Scottish Greens



Scottish Greens call for asylum housing to be taken out of private hands

Scottish Greens councillor Kim Long has launched a new campaign for asylum seeker housing to be operated by the local authority and the third sector.

Published 15 July 2020

Scottish Greens call for two-year rent freeze

The second set of emergency laws to be made in Scotland during the coronavirus pandemic must protect vulnerable tenants, the Scottish Greens have urged.

Published 14 May 2020

Scottish Greens call on Chancellor to support tenants amid coronavirus outbreak

In the face of the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak the Chancellor of the Exchequer must announce measures to support private tenants and those in precarious work when he outlines his budget to parliament today, according to Scottish Greens co-leader Patrick Harvie MSP.

Published 11 March 2020

Greens call for end to 'cruel' benefits cap

Scottish Greens have called for the UK Government to end a controversial cap on benefits, as figures showed over 3,364 Scottish families are having their social security entitlements cut.

Published 10 February 2020

Scottish Greens call for warm homes changes

Scottish Greens MSP Mark Ruskell has said that the Climate Change Bill must ensure that every family in Scotland has a warm home.

Published 24 September 2019

Living Rent holds 'lock-in' to highlight council's 'failure' to protect Glasgow asylum seekers

Tenants' union Living Rent held a symbolic 'lock-in' at Glasgow City Council on Tuesday and sent a letter of demands urging the local authority to take responsibility for asylum seekers facing eviction via lock changes by Serco.

Published 21 August 2019