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Progressive Group welcome Labour U-turn on leisure services

01 July 2020

The Progressive group of councillors on Exeter City Council have welcomed a U-turn by the ruling Labour group which will see the city’s leisure facilities brought back under council control.

Green warning over Labour-led council’s ‘shadow’ Board undermining democracy

25 June 2020

Green Councillor, Diana Moore, has expressed her deep concerns over the lack of openness, transparency and accountability in a new Board established by Labour-led Exeter City Council.

Exeter Green Party Statement in response to #BlackLivesMatter

06 June 2020

Racism has no place in our institutions, our communities or in our lives, here in Exeter or in any other community across the globe.

Emergency active travel plans ‘fall considerably short of expectations’ say Greens

04 June 2020

Exeter’s Green Party councillor, Diana Moore, has responded to plans by Devon County Council for creating safer walking and cycling routes as lockdown measures are eased. She says these “fall considerably short of the expectations that many in Exeter have in order to make roads slower and safer.”

Greens urge Councils to reallocate road space to ensure cyclists and pedestrians are Covid safe

15 May 2020

Exeter Green Party Councillor, Diana Moore, has written to the leaders of Exeter City and Devon County Councils asking them what steps they plan to take to comply with government demands to reallocate road space to people walking and cycling.

Greens demand more emergency funding for Exeter to address ‘bleak’ financial situation threatening essential services

21 April 2020

Exeter’s Green councillor, Diana Moore, has joined 346 other Green Party councillors from 120 councils across the country to demand emergency and longer-term funding for local authorities so they can continue to support communities during the coronavirus crisis.

Exeter Green Party respond to Flybe collapse

05 March 2020

Commenting on the collapse of Exeter based airline Flybe, Diana Moore, Green councillor in the city, said: “Coronavirus may have proved to be the final nail in the coffin for Flybe, but this is a company that has been sick for a long time. . . . there must now be an urgent rescue package for businesses in Flybe’s supply chain and training academy, and real help for employees to find good jobs in the green economy.”

Labour reject amended budget put forward by Progressive Group

27 February 2020

Councillors from the Progressive Group on Exeter City Council have expressed their dismay after Labour councillors voted down their amendments to the Council’s budget last night. The group proposed to reopen public toilets and create two new officer posts; one to ensure Exeter City Council implement a city-wide plan to tackle the climate emergency and another to enforce planning conditions to protect the city's built and natural environment.

Alternative budget to protect climate, enforce planning conditions and reopen public toilets

24 February 2020

The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council is proposing amendments to the Council’s budget which would see public toilets reopened and two new officer posts; one to ensure Exeter City Council implements a city wide plan to tackle the climate emergency and another to enforce planning conditions to protect the city's built and natural environment.

Secrecy and zero progress on tackling air quality

22 February 2020

Exeter Green Party has said the refusal by the City Council to answer questions about progress on implementing the Air Quality Action Plan, agreed back in November 2018, suggests no progress has been made in cleaning up Exeter’s serious air pollution.







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