Green Party 2017 general election manifesto

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Mental Health

  • Bring mental health care in line with physical health care and ensure people experiencing mental health crises are supported close to their home and support networks. (p13)
  • Introduce mental health awareness training within the public sector and encourage a more open dialogue on the issue in wider society. (p13)

Housing and Homelessness

  • Protect young people’s housing needs by reinstating housing benefit for under-21s, stop Local Authorities declaring young people “intentionally homeless”, and invest in community house-building projects to provide affordable, secure housing options for young people. (p15)
  • Abolish the bedroom tax. (p17)
  • Stop declaring people as ‘intentionally homeless’ and give Local Authorities the same duties towards single people and childless couples as to families. (p17)

Community

  • A humane immigration and asylum system that recognises and takes responsibility for Britain’s ongoing role in causing the flow of migrants worldwide. (p19)