External Commnications Co-ordinator pledge responses

Molly and Peter both scored 8

We asked the two candidates for External Communications Co-ordinator to back our eight LGBTIQA+ pledges. We have scored:

  • Molly Scott-Cato -  8 points
  • Peter Underwood - 8 points

Pledge one - responses

We ask you to commit to: Campaign with the LGBTIQA+ Greens to protect trans rights in the Equality Act and fight for reform of the Gender Recognition Act. For a kinder and less bureaucratic process for recognising trans people’s gender

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge

Pledge two - responses

Recognise non binary identities are valid and promise to ensure they are recognised in internal processes and in wider society

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge

Pledge three - responses

Supporting reserved places on the Green Party Council for LGBTIQA+ people

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly wrote:

"I would like to have more details about how this would work, how people would self-identify, specific roles or general positions, how many positions, etc.

We scored this one point

Peter Underwood

Peter wrote:

"I believe that there should be a guarantee of at least one person who identifies as LGBTIQA+ on the board (i.e. allowing the board to co-opt someone if no-one is elected) but I don't believe reserved places set well in our democratic structures

We scored this one point

Pledge four - responses

Supporting efforts to get more LGBTIQA+ people elected to be Councillors and more

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge

Pledge five - responses

Supporting gender affirming healthcare for trans youth rejecting ideological interference with current practice

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge

Pledge six - responses

Agree to press for full implementation of the government's LGBT+ Action plan including legislating a ban on conversion therapy

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter wrote:

"I am not familiar with the Government's action plan so I can't say I agree with it's implementation. I may possibly agree with everything in it but knowing the government's record on civil rights I doubt that the plan is good enough to achieve all that we would want as Greens

We scored this one point

Pledge seven - responses

Calling for proper funding for trans healthcare in the NHS to reduce 3 year+ waiting lists

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge

Pledge eight - responses

Supporting LGBT+ inclusive schools in line with the new Relationship and Sex Education curriculum due to roll out from September

Molly Scott-Cato -  1

Peter Underwood - 1

Molly scott-Cato

Molly unequivocally backed this pledge

Peter Underwood

Peter unequivocally backed this pledge