Ely & District Progressives

Local people attempting to shake up local politics

Make sure you’re registered to vote by May 22nd

To take part in the General Election on June the 8th you must be registered to vote by 22nd of May. You can register to vote online at gov.uk/register-to-vote

May 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

We’re calling on local Labour and Lib Dems to come to an agreement

We understand that in our constituency the Greens have decided not to stand in order increase the chances of unseating our Tory MP. We are now publicly calling on our … Continue reading

May 7, 2017 · Leave a comment

How did we decide who to support in the county elections?

We’ve had a number of comments on our county elections campaign Facebook posts asking how we decided which candidates to back. The short answer is that we’re backing the candidates … Continue reading

April 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

Make sure you’re registered to vote by April 13th

There are elections for County Councillors and newly created Mayor coming on May 4th. To take part you must be registered to vote by 13th April. You can register to vote … Continue reading

April 2, 2017 · Leave a comment

The Great Get Together- planning meeting April 5th

The Great Get Together is a weekend of community events meant to commemorate the 1 year anniversary since the assassination of Jo Cox MP by a far-right extremist. Her husband, … Continue reading

March 31, 2017 · Leave a comment

Has Trump left you feeling angry, depressed or scared? Get organised!

Do you feel pretty angry, depressed or just plain scared about what’s happening in the world? First there was the 2015 General Election, then Brexit and now Trump. Trump! Us too. Do … Continue reading

November 10, 2016 · Leave a comment

A local French resident’s feelings

MPs vote against the Opposition Motion on the rights of EU nationals by 293 to 250. “Rights of EU nationals – That this House recognises the contribution that nationals from … Continue reading

October 21, 2016 · Leave a comment