Adrian Ramsay

Adrian Ramsay
Deputy Leader of the Green Party of
England and Wales
In office
5 September 2008 – 3 September 2012
LeaderCaroline Lucas
Preceded byOffice Created
Succeeded byWill Duckworth
Norwich City Councilor for
Nelson Ward
In office
10 June 2004 – 5 May 2011
Preceded byPaul McAlenan
Succeeded byDenise Carlo
Norwich City Councilor for
Henderson Ward
In office
1 May 2003 – 10 June 2004
Personal details
Born1982 (age 36–37)
Norwich, England, United Kingdom
Political partyGreen Party of England and Wales
Alma materUniversity 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

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

Local councillor

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

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

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.


  1. ^ a b Adrian Ramsay's Norwich Green Party Website Biography Archived July 16, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Cllr. Adrian Ramsay's Green Party Website Biography
  3. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 20 October 2014.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. ^ a b The Green Party in Northern Ireland : Student to challenge Education Secretary for Commons seat[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ Ollie Stone-Lee. "The Green challenge in Norwich". BBC NEWS. Archived from the original on 8 February 2011.
  6. ^ "Norwich South election results". BBC News. 7 May 2010. Archived from the original on 8 February 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  7. ^ "Adrian Ramsay". Green Party. Archived from the original on 21 October 2008.

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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

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