Green MEP urges party to stand down in Labour/Tory marginal seats

A prominent Green Party MEP has urged the party not to stand candidates in Labour/Tory marginal seats in an attempt to prevent Boris Johnson getting a majority.

Magid Magid, an MEP for Yorkshire and the Humber and former lord mayor of Sheffield, proposed 44 seats where the Greens could stand aside to help Labour.

The party has already entered into a so-called Unite to Remain alliance with the Liberal Democrats and Plaid Cymru where they have agreed not to stand against each other in 60 constituencies across England and Wales.

In a series of tweets, Mr Magid said:

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