Adrian Ramsay

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Adrian Ramsay
Deputy Leader of the Green Party of
England and Wales
In office
5 September 2008 – 3 September 2012
Leader Caroline Lucas
Preceded by Office Created
Succeeded by Will Duckworth
Norwich City Council
Nelson Ward
In office
10 June 2004 – 5 May 2011
Preceded by Paul McAlenan
Succeeded by Denise Carlo
Norwich City Council
Henderson Ward
In office
1 May 2003 – 10 June 2004
Personal details
Born 1982 (age 34–35)
Norwich, United Kingdom
Political party Green Party of England and Wales
Residence Norwich
Alma mater University of East Anglia

Adrian Philip Ramsay (born 1982) is the Chief Executive of the Centre for Alternative Technology. He is a former English politician, former Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales and former Norwich City Councillor for Nelson Ward.

Early life and education[edit]

Ramsay was "born and brought up in Norwich".[1] He studied as an undergraduate at the University of East Anglia (UEA), where he gained a first class honours degree in Politics.[1]

Political career[edit]

Local councillor[edit]

Ramsay was first elected to Norwich City Council representing Henderson Ward in May 2003 with 25% of the vote.[2][3] Ramsay was re-elected in June 2004 for Nelson Ward.[4] In 2007, he was elected for a third time.

In an interview in May 2006 with the BBC, Ramsay was described as "pursuing a full-time career through his council work on a £9,500 annual allowance".[5]

At the 2011 Local elections Ramsey did not stand for re-election.

Parliamentary candidate[edit]

Ramsay stood as parliamentary candidate in the Norwich South constituency, in both the 2005 and 2010 General Elections.[4] In the 2005 General Election, Ramsay came fourth in the constituency with 7.4% of the vote (3,101 votes). In the 2010 general election, Ramsay polled fourth with 14.9% of the vote (7,095 votes).[6]

Green Party Deputy Leader[edit]

Ramsay was elected unopposed as the first Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales on the 5 September 2008.[7] Ramsay stood down from this position on 3 September 2012.


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Party political offices
Preceded by
New position
Deputy Leader of the Green Party of England and Wales
Succeeded by
Will Duckworth