The document, launched by PM Theresa May during a visit to Halifax, commits the party to retaining FPTP for Westminster elections and says it will be extended “to police and crime commissioner and mayoral elections.”
Darren Johnson, the Green Party’s 2000 and 2004 mayoral candidate, a London Assembly member for 16 years and former councillor, warns the party’s focus on electoral pacts risks harming its standing.
Ms Greening, who is hoping to retain her Putney seat at next month’s General Election, has promised to lobby for “extra South West trains capacity” if she’s re-elected.
With Theresa May’s Tories expected to win a landslide next month, left-leaning parties and activists are once again calling for a ‘Progressive Alliance’ to help reduce her majority and, in some cases, unseat hard Brexiteers.
Sarah Olney, who defeated Goldmsith at last year’s Richmond Park by-election, and former MP Vince Cable, were caught on tape telling party members they should vote Labour in seats where it could help stop the Conservatives.