19 October 2021
The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council have succeeded in persuading the council to work on a separate Risk Register to monitor the Council’s ability to meet its Net Zero 2030 target. The Labour-led council pledged in 2019 for Exeter to become Net Zero by 2030 - a state where emissions of carbon in the city are balanced by removal of carbon out of the atmosphere.
07 October 2021
Greens say that the scale of the transition needed due to the climate crisis and impact of air pollution requires a whole city approach to low traffic neighbourhoods, rather than the current piecemeal approach.
06 October 2021
WHY THE EXETER LOCAL PLAN IS IMPORTANT AND HOW TO INFLUENCE IT!
23 July 2021
The Progressive Group on Exeter City Council have accused the Labour-led Council of ‘dither and delay’ over the introduction of kerbside collections of food waste and glass for recycling.
22 June 2021
The Progressive Group of councillors on Exeter City Council have welcomed overwhelming public support for safeguarding and enhancing a key green space in the city but have warned other green spaces in the city are not guaranteed protection.
19 May 2021
Following the election of an additional Green councillor to Exeter City Council in the local elections, the Progressive Group has agreed to continue to work together on areas of common ground and to provide scrutiny of the Labour-led Council.
10 May 2021
Greens secured their second seat on Exeter City Council, missed winning a third seat in Heavitree by just 16 votes, quadrupled their vote in Newtown and St Leonard’s ward and increased their vote share in every division in the Devon County Council elections.
04 May 2021
Greens have thrown down a series of challenges for the Labour-led City Council in the wake of Labour claims to be “leading the way on climate action and protecting biodiversity.
28 April 2021
The Green Party in Exeter has warned that the city’s green spaces are not safe as the Labour leader confirms green sites could be built on.
28 April 2021
Labour has rejected amendments put forward by the Progressive Group which sought to strengthen a motion on the Climate and Ecological Emergency. The Group has also highlighted Labour's disarray over what has been previously agreed.
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