17 November 2020
The Progressive Group has decried the decision by the Exeter City Council Planning Committee to allow another co-living development in the city as forcing people to live in cramped accommodation while allowing developers to maximise profits.
11 November 2020
This strategy has been a long time coming. It is disappointing therefore that it fails to address the multiple problems associated with transport with sufficient urgency.
27 October 2020
Progressive Group councillors have been left in a ‘state of disbelief’ over the unconditional backing given by a majority of Labour councillors to proposals to build a giant ‘Co-Living’ tower block and hotel on the Harlequins Centre site in central Exeter.
21 October 2020
A motion calling for a system of Proportional Representation (PR) for local elections, brought before Exeter City councillors last night, was blocked when both the Labour and Conservative groups refused to back it.
19 October 2020
Exeter councillors will be asked to back a new voting system for local elections at the Full Council meeting this Tuesday.
16 October 2020
Agencies in Exeter are making every effort to contain the corona virus outbreak in the city and keep residents safe, say members of the Progressive Group following a meeting with the Director of Public Health for Devon.
25 September 2020
The Progressive Group of councillors on Exeter City Council have called on both Exeter City and Devon County Councils to work together and take advantage of a new government cycling and walking strategy which could see Exeter become a pioneering zero carbon emissions transport city.
08 September 2020
A petition signed by over 4200 people online, including 2081 Exeter residents, to ‘stop developers destroying Historic Exeter’ has made Councillors “sit up and listen”, claim its organisers. The petition was presented to the Exeter City Council planning committee on 7th September by Green Councillor Diana Moore.
26 August 2020
Following weeks of ‘dither and delay’ Greens say their pressure on the Labour-run City Council to release air pollution figures has paid off.
07 August 2020
Greens have questioned Labour-led Exeter City’s Council’s commitment to the climate emergency and to making the energy used in its operations carbon neutral by 2022 because of its refusal to consider renewable energy as part of refurbishing the Riverside leisure centre.
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