Green Party Northern Ireland

The Green Party Northern Ireland is a green political party in Northern Ireland. Like many green political parties around the world, its origins lie in the anti-nuclear, labour and peace movements of the 1970s and early 1980s.

Green Party Northern Ireland
LeaderClare Bailey MLA
Deputy LeaderCllr Malachai O'Hara
Founded1983
HeadquartersBangor
Youth wingYoung Greens
LGBT wingQueer Greens
Membership (2020)700[1]
IdeologyGreen politics[2]
Nonsectarianism
Pro-Europeanism
Political positionCentre-left
National affiliationGreen Party
European affiliationEuropean Green Party
International affiliationGlobal Greens
European Parliament groupEuropean Greens–European Free Alliance
Colours  Green and   blue[3]
House of Commons
(NI Seats)
0 / 18
NI Assembly
2 / 90
NI Local Councils
8 / 462
Website
www.greenpartyni.org

Since 2006, the party has operated as a region of the Green Party of Ireland[4] and also maintains links with other Green parties, including the Scottish Greens and the Green Party of England and Wales.[5]

The party has a youth wing operating in Northern Ireland, the Young Greens.

The party also has LGBT policies and an activist group operating in Northern Ireland, the Queer Greens.