Posted by JimKillock
This month, Green Party membership began to grow. In two quiet summer months, the number of paid up members will have increased by around about 150 by the time Conference starts. Sometime next year, the party will have passed 8,000 members for the first time in twenty years, and in two years, should be closing in on the psychologically important 10,000 mark.
How is it that I can make this claim with any certainty? Well, part of it is a definite trend to better publicity and media presence over the last 12 months, with Caroline Lucas and Siân Berry gaining increasing presence in print and television.
Caroline’s strong message about policing and the climate camp, and then a full page in yesterday’s Independent has pulled in a bunch of members, much as happened in London during…