About the group
Ely Progressives are a group of local, politically engaged individuals attempting to shake up local politics by providing an alternative perspective and generating debate.
We believe in
- Equality & Universal Human Rights
- Environmental Protection & Sustainability
- Openness & Transparency
- Evidence, Facts & Experts
- Collaboration & Co-operation
- Tolerance & Understanding
- Democracy & Debate
- Devolving Power
- Tackling climate change as a matter of urgency.
- A continued close and collaborative relationship with the rest of Europe.
- Reforming our electoral system to make it more proportionally representative.
- Economic reforms to reduce inequality.
- A properly funded NHS, free at the point of access, run purely for the public good.
- Sustainable transport.
- Initiatives to create a cohesive and tolerant community like Ely Community Against Hate and the Ely Great Get Together.