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"Why the UK is Greener In the EU"

08 March 2016

Green Party Leader, Natalie Bennett will be visiting Exeter next Tuesday, 15th March, ahead of the City Council elections in May.

Help homeless people, don’t criminalise them, say Greens

24 February 2016

The Green Party has condemned Labour’s plans for a Public Spaces Protection Order (PSPO) across the city centre, condemning them as ‘muddled thinking’ which will fail to help local residents or businesses. The proposals could lead to the confiscation of sleeping bags and personal items and ultimately lead to the criminalisation of homeless people unable to pay a fine.

Council considering Green Party initiative to help make Exeter less wasteful

09 February 2016

The Green Party in Exeter has welcomed Exeter City Council’s response to their proposals to set up a ‘Food Waste Roundtable’ to take action on reducing the city’s vast quantity of food waste.

Bus station redevelopment: bad deal for Exeter, bad deal for democracy.

21 January 2016

Exeter Green Party has slammed Exeter Labour councillors for pushing through a bad deal on the redevelopment of the Exeter bus station site.

Greens call on councillors to reject bus station development plans

18 January 2016

Exeter Green Party is urging councillors to reject outline planning permission for the redevelopment of the bus station site, saying the plans are a bad deal for Exeter. Councillors are due to decide whether to grant outline planning permission at an extraordinary council meeting on Wednesday.

Redevelopment of Exeter bus station is a bad deal

17 December 2015

Exeter Green Party have demanded a better deal for the redevelopment of the bus station site and have said if this cannot be achieved the application should be rejected. The demand comes following revelations that the private developer of the site has pulled out of funding a new bus and coach station for the city.

Exeter must raise its ambition in light of groundbreaking Paris Agreement

14 December 2015

Exeter Green Party has said the ‘groundbreaking’ Paris Agreement on tackling climate change means Exeter City Council will need to be far more ambitious on reducing carbon emissions and aim to become a zero carbon city by 2050. Almost 200 countries agreed on Saturday to pursue efforts to limit global temperature rise to 1.5C and review progress every five years.

COP21: Greens calls for greater ambition for tackling Climate Change in Exeter

10 December 2015

As world leaders negotiate a climate deal in Paris, Exeter Green Party have called on Exeter City Council to raise their ambition and aim to become a zero carbon city by 2050.

Bus Station Redevelopment

09 December 2015

Exeter Green Party has submitted a further objection to the development of the bus station redevelopment proposals.

Statement by Exeter Green Party on the vote for military action against ‘Daesh targets’ in Syria

06 December 2015

Greens are opposed to airstrikes against Syrian targets because there is no evidence to suggest that this will increase our security here in Britain or help bring about a lasting peace in the region. Our full statement.







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