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Green councillors layout detailed plans for investment in renewable energy and energy efficiency

10 August 2020

On 16 July, Green Party councillors met with the Labour Cabinet Member Paul Kendrick, Labour councillor Ian Stutely, and the council’s Commercial Finance Business Partner Don McCallum to discuss proposals made by Green Party councillors for investing in renewable energy and energy efficiency schemes that would also deliver financial returns to the council. What follows is the substantive text of a follow-up email sent to Labour councillors and council officers on 10 August.

Norwich could be UK’s first zero-emissions transport city

31 July 2020

Norwich should grasp the opportunity to become the first city to create a flagship zero-emission transport system, with extensive bike lanes and a zero emissions bus fleet, and funding to go with them, say Norwich Green Party councillors.

Council could crowdfund green investments

16 July 2020

Green Party councillors on Norwich City Council have called for the council to investigate the possibility of launching a crowdfunding campaign for green investments that would also put money back into the local economy.

Council could support a Universal Basic Income Pilot in Norwich

16 July 2020

Every citizen of Norwich could receive a monthly income that would cover the basic costs of living, a motion to Norwich City Council has proposed.

Traffic Transformation called for at Railway Station

13 July 2020

Thorpe Hamlet Green Party city councillors have welcomed a scheme for improving pedestrian, cycle and bus access to Norwich. However, they say that a more comprehensive design is needed to make the traffic-blighted junction between Foundry Bridge and the railway station safer and more pleasant to use

Council must take ambitious, science-based climate action

09 July 2020

Green & Liberal Democrat councillors have written to the Norwich City Council Labour cabinet members expressing deep concerns about the council’s Environmental Strategy and proposing a number of urgent actions. The text of the letter, sent on 8 July 2020, is below.

Licence Changes for Sexual Entertainment Venues

29 June 2020

Better regulation of sexual entertainment clubs results from the Norwich Green Party campaign led by Green councillor Lesley Grahame

Green Councillors' statement on coronavirus comments by Cllr Utton

24 June 2020

Cllr Utton’s comments regarding coronavirus are shameful and wrong

Council Offers £21 Million to Housing Company

23 June 2020

At today’s council meeting, Greens will call for the resignation of the two city council cabinet members who sit on the NRL Board, claiming that they should not have been at the top of two separate organisations when one was asking the other for loans.

Green councillors call for faster and wider transport changes

20 June 2020

Green Party councillors for the city centre have penned an open letter to the Norfolk County Councillor in charge of transport calling for more streets to be opened to pedestrians, cyclists and wheelchairs as part of the coronavirus response. The letter, sent by email on 19 June, is below.

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