Ely & District Progressives

Local people attempting to shake up local politics

It’s time for a progressive alliance

We need electoral reform but we will only get it by working together. It’s time for a progressive alliance.

December 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

Election Podcast : Edmund Fordham, Independent

In the third of our election episodes we hear from Edmund Fordham, the Independent candidate for South East Cambridgeshire All the details on how to subscribe using your favourite podcast … Continue reading

November 28, 2019 · Leave a comment

Election Podcast : Pippa Heylings, Liberal Democrat

In the second of our election episodes we hear from Pippa Heylings, the Liberal Democrat candidate for South East Cambridgeshire All the details on how to subscribe using your favourite … Continue reading

November 21, 2019 · Leave a comment

Election Podcast : James Bull, Labour

In the first of our election episodes we hear from James Bull, the Labour candidate for South East Cambridgeshire All the details on how to subscribe using your favourite podcast … Continue reading

November 19, 2019 · Leave a comment

General Election podcast trailer

We’re planning some General Election podcast episodes, here’s a trailer of what to expect You can subscribe using your favourite podcast app the details are on our¬†podcast page.  

November 16, 2019 · Leave a comment

Candidates announced

Four candidates are running for election as our next MP, three party candidates and one independent*: Lucy Frazer for the Conservatives James Bull for Labour Pippa Heylings for the Liberal … Continue reading

November 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why we’re not promoting tactical voting

Since this group formed 5 years ago there have been county, district and this will be the 2nd parliamentary elections. Over that time our approach to elections has evolved. We … Continue reading

November 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

District Council declare Climate Emergency … but

At Thursday’s District Council meeting the Councillors voted to declare a climate emergency. That’s the good news. The bad news is that the associated motion is so watered down it … Continue reading

October 23, 2019 · Leave a comment

District Council at loggerheads

It’s been an interesting week of shenanigans at the district council. First, a number of Tory Councillors resigned from the boards of the two trading companies which undertake much of … Continue reading

October 18, 2019 · 2 Comments

Local Parish Council declares Climate Emergency

One of our local Parish Councils, Witchford, has become, we think, the first in the district to declare a Climate Emergency and pledges to become carbon neutral by 2030.¬† The … Continue reading

October 5, 2019 · Leave a comment