Tom Crone

Category: Green political democracy: from grassroots to government

Biography

Thomas Crone (born 1980) is a British Green Party politician and Leader of The Green Party Group on Liverpool City Council. He is an elected Councillor for St Michael's ward, winning his seat in 2014 with 60% of the vote.
He is the Green Party candidate in the May 2017 Liverpool City Region mayoral election. The 'Metro Mayor' will head up the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority with powers covering education and skills, planning and housing, transport and health and social care.

Crone was elected as a city Councillor for St Michael's ward in 2014. He is the Leader of the Green Group on Liverpool City Council. He first stood in St Michaels ward in 2010. During the same year he stood as the Green Party's parliamentary candidate for the Liverpool Riverside constituency.
In 2016 he stood in the Liverpool mayoral elections winning 10,609 votes (10.9%).
He has expressed a commitment to 'clean' political campaigning. Speaking about the parliamentary election in 2010 he said, "We have always believed in campaigning in a positive and informative way, based on mature and respectful debate".

Links

http://councillors.liverpool.gov.uk/mgUserInfo.aspx?UID=2306

Other speakers in this session

Alejandro San Martín

Alejandro San Martín is engineer and Chilean politician, and board member of the Chilean Green Party Partido Ecologista Verde. He graduated as a Metallurgical Civil Engineer from the University of Concepción, and has a master’s degree in Environment from the University of Santiago.

Metiria Turei

Metiria has worked hard all her life to speak up for those who have struggled to be heard. Whether as a young mother, an advocate for the unemployed, or an MP, she has stood up, fought for what she believes in and brought about real change.

Natalie Bennett

Natalie Bennett (born 10 February 1966) is a British politician and journalist who led the Green Party of England and Wales from September 2012 to September 2016.

Barbara Unmüßig

Barbara Unmüßig was born in Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, in 1956 and studied political sciences at Freie Universität Berlin.

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30 March - 2 April 2017

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