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    She has no place in the Green Party. The Green party stands for equality - eye colour, skin colour, religion, handedness, gender, sexuality, coffee/tea preference etc... have no bearing whatsoever on any choices people can make about how they live their lives.
    Your'e right. She has no place in the Greens.
    Discrimination of any type and for whatever reason cannot be part of any political agenda. She should do the honourable thing and step down."
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Godly Green councillor to face internal inquiry

CONSCIENCE: Christina Summers

CONSCIENCE: Christina Summers

First published in News

A Green councillor who voted against supporting same-sex marriage will |have to defend her actions in front of an internal inquiry.

Every elected member on Brighton and Hove City Council except Christina Summers voted to lobby the Government to lift the ban.

This was despite the Greens being the first mainstream party to advocate making the marriages legal.

Coun Summers, who represents Hollingdean and Stanmer and is a devout Christian, said it was a “conscience decision”.

Phelim MacCafferty, the group’s deputy convenor, said: “Following the recent vote |by Coun Summers on equal marriage, Green councillors met on Monday evening and have requested that the party’s official inquiry process be initiated to ensure a fair, speedy and transparent outcome.

“It is for the inquiry panel to determine if any further action may be needed and it wouldn’t be appropriate to say any more at this stage.”

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