Green Leicester

Comment and analysis by Leicester Green Party, and its fellow-travellers

Letters to the Press: Work Place Parking Levy

Leicester Green Party wholeheartedly support plans for a work place car park levy (WPL) in Leicester. Why? Because WPLs work, and without one, Leicester faces yet more air pollution, congestion, … Continue reading

January 8, 2021 · Leave a comment

Letters to the press: Work Place Parking Levy

Leicester Green Party wholeheartedly support plans by the council to look at the feasibility of a work place car part levy scheme. Congestion and air pollution are huge problems for … Continue reading

January 3, 2021 · Leave a comment

Letters to the press: LCC not supporting local businesses

Covid is having a massive impact on us all, and changing the high street, but we have power as shoppers to shop local, and our council have a huge role … Continue reading

December 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Letters to the press: Disabled people in Leicester

The following is the transcript of a letter from a Leicester Green Party member to the local press. I have to completely agree with Nigel Backhurst who writes that on-going … Continue reading

November 28, 2020 · 1 Comment

The Local Political Process

Joint Scrutiny Commission: Adult Social Care and Health (Online) Meeting 26/10/2020 The council sets up scrutiny commissions which cover various aspects of city life and these commissions advise the executive … Continue reading

November 1, 2020 · Leave a comment

To cross or not to cross?

Leicester’s worrying lack of disability consideration in city planning Two new street crossings outside city hall were unveiled by Adam Clarke and the council recently to a mixed response. The … Continue reading

October 14, 2020 · Leave a comment

How does the Council really work?

Health & Wellbeing Scrutiny Commission (Online) – 06/10/2020 The council sets up scrutiny commissions which cover various aspects of city life and these commissions advise the executive in their decision … Continue reading

October 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

A return to ‘normal’?

The Leicester Mercury reported recently that the Chinese city of Wuhan has had a travel ‘boost’, with domestic air travel rates now returned to preCovid rates. Is this really something to … Continue reading

October 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Letters to the press: Proper planning

The following is the transcript of a letter from a Leicester Green Party member to the local press. Leicester Green Party agree with DA Cookson that new housing is often … Continue reading

October 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

Congratulations to XR

Leicester Green Party wholeheartedly support and congratulate XR for their continued and dedicated demands for climate action. With the climate crisis looming, we still have time to invest in a green … Continue reading

October 9, 2020 · Leave a comment