Green Alliance's 35th birthday party 1979-2014

On 20 November 2014 we celebrated our 35th anniversary with over 400 senior figures from politics, civil society and business, with special guests Ed Miliband MP and Oliver Letwin MP. We also launched Green Alliance's new 2015-18 strategy and announced our new chair, Dame Fiona Reynolds.


  1. At the beginning of the night speeches were made by outgoing chair Robin Bidwell, the Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP, Labour Party leader Ed Miliband MP and our new chair, Dame Fiona Reynolds.
  2. First, Robin Bidwell welcomed guests and shared his personal reflections on Green Alliance's impact over the past decade.
  3. Rt Hon Oliver Letwin MP spoke on what he valued from working with Green Alliance and his hopes for a greener Britain.
  4. Matthew Spencer, Green Alliance's director, introduced the organisation's new strategy for 2015-18, Creating a greener Britain...
  5. Then Ed Miliband MP gave a passionate speech...
  6. Read the transcript
  7. Finally, Dame Fiona Reynolds was announced as Green Alliance's new chair...