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- Air pollution
- St Thomas Library
- Food Waste
The Green Party has welcomed news that Exeter City Council is to generate electricity from solar panels on some of its properties and premises, something that has been Exeter Green Party policy for several years. However, the local Party says that if solar panels had been fitted two years ago, when Exeter Green Party first proposed the idea, there would have been a far greater financial return on the Council’s investment.
The new leader of the Green Party of England and Wales, Natalie Bennett, visited Exeter in early March to launch a manifesto for Devon. Together with leading candidates standing in the Devon County Council elections, Ms Bennett launched the manifesto outside County Hall.
A road widening scheme costing nearly £1million has been condemned as poor value for money by the Green Party in Exeter.
The opening of John Lewis in Exeter has resulted in some extraordinary claims about the benefits to the local economy. Andrew Bell, Exeter Green Party Policy Officer offers a reality check.
A letter was sent to and published by the Express and Echo following the May 2012 local City Council elections. This highlighted our successes across the region and in particular our best result in Exeter - our 145% increase in vote in St David's.
With a recent study showing that fewer than ten per cent of children play in wild places; down from 50 per cent a generation ago, the Green Party calls for anyone committed to the health of their children to vote Green on May 3rd.
Exeter Green Party says its policies could save the average household hundreds of pounds a year and create hundreds of new jobs, providing what amounts to a Green dividend for residents in the city.
The Green Party in Exeter is again putting up a full slate of candidates for the City Council elections in May and has launched a ‘distinctive and deliverable’ manifesto.
"We'll push hard against these cuts and when disappointed we'll push hard again, in new, brave and creative ways."
Audaye Elesedy, Chair of Exeter Green Party, attending the National Green Party Conference in Liverpool called for strong links with non-Green anti-cuts councils. Audaye put through an emergency motion at the Green Party Spring Conference calling for unity wth other anti-cuts councils and councillors across the country.
Green Party Deputy Leader, Adrian Ramsay, visited St David’s ward of the city in February to launch a campaign pressing for the introduction of weekly food waste collections in Exeter. Adrian Ramsay is from Norwich, a city that has successfully introduced weekly food waste collections.
Campaigners seeking a new and permanent site for St Thomas library will this Wednesday present a 440 strong petition to the Devon County Council cabinet meeting.
A representative of the save St Thomas library Campaign will tonight urge councillors on Exeter City Council’s Planning Committee to turn down an application to convert the former library site into retail and restaurant units.
as the MP who has most influenced the political agenda in 2011.