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Interview: William Lavin, Green Party candidate in Bermondsey & Old Southwark

James Hatts

The Green Party achieved 3 per cent of the vote in Bermondsey in 2005, but five years ago fell back to just 1.6 per cent. With the Green surge and a massively expanded party membership, can William Lavin do better this time?

William Lavin

We talked to William Lavin about the Green surge, the party's housing policy, climate change and rail renationalisation.

Listen to the full interview above.

• This is part of a series of interviews with Bermondsey & Old Southwark parliamentary candidates: see also JP Floru, Kingsley Abrams, Andrew Beadle, Steve Freeman and Lucy Hall.

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