Green Party motion on ‘People’s Vote’ to go to full Council next Tuesday 16th October 2018

12 October 2018

The Green Party are putting forward a motion to Exeter City Council next Tuesday [1] urging councillors to back a ‘People’s Vote’ [2] on the final Brexit deal. Campaigners are expected to provide a colourful and noisy reception to councillors as they arrive at the Guildhall for the meeting which begins at 6pm.

Exeter Greens call on City Council to back ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit deal

21 August 2018

The Green Party are to put forward a motion to Exeter City Council urging councillors to back a ‘People’s Vote’ on the final Brexit deal as a result of increasing public support for such a vote in recent months, with one petition having reached almost 700,000 signatures. In the South West, a recent poll found that people across the region back a vote on the Brexit deal by a margin of 42% to 35% and a majority now favour remaining in the EU.

Exeter Greens slam Council complacency over city’s air quality – a ‘serious health problem’

20 August 2018

Exeter Green Party has slammed the Labour-run City Council over complacency and inaction in the face of new evidence the city’s air quality is a serious health risk.

Exeter Green Party responds to City Council elections

04 May 2018

* Greens consolidate their position as third political party in Exeter, achieving 10.5% of the vote city-wide * Community champion Diana Moore comes a strong second in St David’s with 32% of vote * Result again casts spotlight on ‘antiquated and unfair voting system’; under a proportional system Greens would have 3-4 councillors * Green Party councillor, Chris Musgrave, pledges to continue holding Labour council to account and present fresh and bold ideas *

Single Use Plastics - the final straw

24 April 2018

Green Party councillor, Chris Musgrave, will today propose a motion pledging Exeter City Council to become a ‘single-use plastic-free’ authority by the end of 2018.

Greens pledge to challenge ‘one-party state Labour Council’ and be a refreshing change for residents.

23 April 2018

Everyone in Exeter will have a Green candidate to vote for in the City Council elections to strengthen opposition to the ‘one-party state’ Labour council. The Greens’ first priority is a better run Exeter City Council and to ensure council tax is spent more wisely. That’s the promise that the local Green Party has made to voters who will head to the ballot box on 3rd May. Greens are standing candidates in all 13 wards where elections are taking place and are confident of further consolidating their position as the third political Party in Exeter, ahead of the Lib Dems.

Greens slam Stagecoach over axing of £1 child ticket

19 April 2018

Exeter Green Party has described plans by Stagecoach to scrap the £1 child add-on fare for buses in Exeter as a ‘total injustice’. The fare, which enables any child to travel with a fare paying adult for £1, was originally secured after Green Party negotiations with former Managing Director, Mike Watson. Stagecoach plan to withdraw the ticket at the end of April as part of a fares restructuring.

Greens reveal new illegal and close to illegal air pollution across Exeter

05 April 2018

Independent analysis of air quality carried out by Exeter Green Party reveal that many parts of Exeter are experiencing illegal or close to illegal levels of air pollution. The Green Party commissioned nitrogen dioxide monitoring across Exeter during January at sites not currently measured by the City Council’s own tests. Most of the sites were identified by residents concerned by the risk of air pollution in the area.

Green Party Co-leader and Green MEP to visit Exeter to discuss city’s housing needs

27 March 2018

The Green Party in Exeter will welcome their co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, and South West MEP, Molly Scott Cato, to the city on Wednesday to discuss the city’s housing problems and look at solutions from other parts of the UK and Europe.

Green Party’s ‘Plan B’: An open letter to Pete Edwards

23 March 2018

Exeter Green Party are calling on the Labour-run council to urgently put the brakes on their bus station redevelopment plans, saying it is now ‘imperative to reconsider the most appropriate and possible uses for this site’.

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