Derek Wall

Derek WallDerek Wall is an economics lecturer and writer. He lives in Berkshire and has three sons. He has been a member of the Green Party since 1980. He was Green Party Principal Speaker from 2006 to 2007. 

Derek is a founder of the Ecosocialist International and Green Left. He has written a number of books on green politics. He also writes a regular monthly column in the Morning Star newspaper. He works closely with Hugo Blanco the Peruvian green activist who publishes Luca Indigena (Indigenous fight).

Derek believes we must have social justice and ecology and that climate change threatens us all.

Derek will work to create a thriving local economy that doesn't damage the environment. He will campaign against:

  • the Slough incinerator
  • the threat of Heathrow
  • the nuclear weapons factory at Aldermaston

Derek has been active in the green movement since 1980. He has campaigned for Human Rights:

  • in 1995 his campaigning helped prevent the execution of US death row prisoner Mumia Abu-Jamal
  • he launched a campaign against the imprisonment of Hugo Blanco. This was successful and the Latin American green activist was released

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