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Green Party launch Local Election Campaign

01 April 2021

Exeter Green Party have officially launched their campaign for the local elections. Greens are standing ten candidates in the City Council elections and seven candidates in the County Council elections.

Greens pledge to Make Normal Better

24 March 2021

As the country emerges from the Covid-19 lockdown, Exeter Green Party will fight the City and County Council elections under a banner of ‘Make Normal Better,’ pledging to back policies that ‘create a more just society, a cleaner environment and a fairer economy in Exeter and Devon’.

Transport revolution key to addressing air pollution, say Green Party

17 March 2021

As new research from Exeter University reveals that air pollution caused by traffic affects virtually every part of the country [1], Exeter Green Party is calling for a transport revolution to address the problem.

Greens and Lib Dems agree electoral arrangement for City Council elections in May

08 March 2021

As door-to-door political campaigning resumes, the Green Party and Liberal Democrats in Exeter have decided to build on their ‘Progressive Group’ arrangement which was agreed after the City Council elections in 2019. Two Liberal Democrat councillors, together with a Green Party and Independent councillor make up the group on the Council.

Rubbish recycling rates set to continue as Labour bins new plans

26 February 2021

The Progressive Group has challenged the Labour-led Council over a delay in implementing a new domestic waste collection strategy and of consigning thousands more tonnes of food wate to be burned at the Energy from Waste plant.

Progressive Group refuse to back Labour budget, challenging ‘direction of travel’

24 February 2021

The Progressive Group of councillors on Exeter City Council - which includes Green councillor Diana Moore - have refused to back Labour’s budget for the coming year. While the Conservatives gave their backing, the Progressive Group challenged the Labour-led council on its ‘direction of travel.’

Labour-led Council considering privatisation of Exeter’s parks and green spaces, warn Greens

02 February 2021

Exeter Green Party has expressed alarm at the enthusiasm for the privatisation of our city's green spaces being shown by the Labour-run Council.

Statement in response to announcement by the Cabinet Office recommending all door-to-door campaigning or leafletting must cease during lockdown

23 January 2021

Exeter Green Party welcome the greater clarity offered by the recommendations issued on January 22nd 2021 and will cease all door-to-door leafletting activity immediately until further legal advice is forthcoming.

Progressive Group slams Labour and Tories for ‘putting developers in the driving seat’ over ‘Co-living’

16 December 2020

Progressive Group Councillors have slammed Exeter Labour and Tory councillors over voting down a motion seeking backing for a local planning policy on controversial ‘Co-living’ schemes.

City Centre councillors condemn Labour’s ‘cavalier’ attitude to dramatic rise in graffiti

10 December 2020

Progressive Group councillors, representing St James and St David’s, have accused Labour of a cavalier attitude towards dramatic increases in levels of graffiti in Exeter in recent weeks.







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