Ely & District Progressives

Local people attempting to shake up local politics

How could The Green New Deal be implenented by a local council like East Cambs?

The Green New Deal is an idea that is gaining a lot of momentum in the US after being championed by Democratic congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. In the UK grassroot activists … Continue reading

April 15, 2019 · Leave a comment

East Cambs Election Opinion Poll

We’ve set up an opinion poll for the East Cambs election on May 2nd. If you live in the district … TAKE PART IN THE POLL If you don’t live … Continue reading

April 14, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why not stand as a City, Town or Parish councillor?

There are District, City, Town and Parish council elections on May the 2nd here in East Cambs. The District Council elections are fought over by the political parties and will … Continue reading

March 24, 2019 · Leave a comment

Why not close the station underpass to motorised traffic?

Following the completion of the Ely Southern Bypass, the underpass at the station closed for several weeks. It reopened just over two weeks ago and has already been struck by … Continue reading

March 16, 2019 · 2 Comments

Tory Local Plan Fiasco

Ruling Tory group on ECDC have withdrawn their new Local Plan wasting years of work and thousands of pounds. Leaving the entire district wide open to speculative planning applications for at least a year.

February 24, 2019 · 1 Comment

Will our MP Lucy Frazer stand up for the interests of her constituents and vote against this terrible Brexit deal?

We now know what the Brexit deal negotiated by Theresa May’s Government looks like. A cludged together Canada style deal with backstops to avoid a hard border in Ireland. Those … Continue reading

December 2, 2018 · Leave a comment

Where do we put the bus stop?

The first question any developer should be asking is: Where do we put the bus stop?

November 11, 2018 · 1 Comment