Hannah Ellen Clare, Young Greens Co-Chair selected as Green Party candidate for Harlow

4 May 2017

Hannah Ellen Clare, 24, and was born in has lived in Harlow for the majority of her life. Hannah is currently the Co-Chair of the Young Greens of England and Wales and works for a school in the town. She was previously involved in youth politics for Harlow and was Harlow’s Member of Youth Parliament between 2009 and 2011.

Following their successful selection at a meeting of local party members, Hannah pledged to make protecting local health services, obtaining fairer and safer transport and securing a second referendum on membership of the EU once negotiations have taken place a priority for their campaign and, if elected, their work as an MP.

Hannah said:

“I am really pleased to have been selected as the Green Party candidate for my home town of Harlow, giving people the chance to vote for a candidate who stands up for people and planet.

My priorities in this campaign are protecting our health services from cuts, including Princess Alexandra Hospital, obtaining a better deal for Harlow’s commuters, who pay more per mile than anywhere else in the UK and securing a second referendum on the EU, once the final deal is on the table. Voting Green is the only way constituents can stand up for Harlow”

The general election will take place on June 8th. At the last election, nearly 1000 people voted Green, having had the choice of a Green candidate for the first time.


Hannah Ellen Clare was born in Harlow in 1993 and educated at Latton Green Primary and Mark Hall School, before studying at Leventhorpe in Sawbridgeworth and then moving to Liverpool for a short time to study English and Politics at university. She has been involved in politics in the town since 2007, where she was first elected as a member of the Young Essex Assembly and later Harlow’s Member of Youth Parliament. She has been a member of the Green Party since 2013 and was elected as the Co-Chair of the Young Greens of England and Wales in November 2015.