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    tengri wrote:
    qm wrote:
    I am beginning to get the impression that the 'Green' version of democracy is swaying towards totalitarianism. Some of the comments from apparent Green supporters above are insulting to the independence of thought and dictatorial. This country is a democracy or version of. If it's a war that you want; you have one!
    Totally agree qm - I hear UAF will be organising a counter demo at the next Green party conference.
    I am sure that my comment applies equally across both the left and right of the political spectrum. Parliament operates a system of whips who are essentially just threatening heavies who bully and intimidate to achieve an end - quite disgraceful!"
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Godly Green councillor to face internal inquiry

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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