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Bennett prepared for second stage of 'Green surge'

Green party leader Natalie Bennett has said she is preparing to lead a "second stage of the Green surge".

Natalie Bennett insists she is the right person to lead the 'second stage of the green surge' Credit: Lynne Cameron/PA Wire

Speaking today, after finishing third in the race for her Holborn and St Pancras constituency seat on Thursday, Bennett said she would continue the work that has begun to make her party a "national political force".

Speaking on BBC Breakfast this morning she said: "For us, we've had the first stage of the green surge and what I'm aiming to do from today onwards is build the second stage of the green surge.

"We've had a good start in the last 24 hours - we've had about 1,000 more people join the Green Party so our membership has gone over 63,000, which means we are much bigger than Ukip and the Liberal Democrats."


Greens: UK 'must do more for people fleeing violence'

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Greens will 'consider the evidence' on three-way marriage

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett has said she would "consider the evidence" on changing the law to allow three-way marriages.

Speaking to ITV News political correspondent Libby Wiener after Pink News raised the issue, Ms Bennett said she was a fan of "evidence-based policy making", and so could not pass comment either way at this point as to whether it was something the Greens would support.

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