Labour are afraid of Scrutiny

9th October 2020

Green councillors are challenging Sheffield Council’s Labour administration to debate politics instead of shutting down motions to full Council meeting until April.

Douglas Johnson

Council leadership must take action to address Hanover tower whitewash

1st October 2020

After the horror of the Grenfell fire in June 2017, senior Sheffield Council officials moved quickly to reassure tenants that all its tower blocks were safe.  They soon back-tracked after plastic cladding on Hanover Tower in Broomhall failed fire safety tests.

Cllr Kaltum Rivers & Cllr Angela Argenzio on the Hanover Estate

New report reveals council officers ordered combustible cladding for Hanover Tower block

22nd September 2020

Green Councillors have released a short report about the combustible cladding on Hanover Tower in Sheffield.

Hanover Tower cladding – report of Sheffield Green Party

22nd September 2020

Sheffield Green Party’s report into Hanover Tower cladding

Cllrs Douglas Johnson, Ruth Mersereau and Martin Phipps

Sheffield’s housing must not become a race to the bottom

25th August 2020

Sheffield Green Party’s City ward councillors have objected to the recent Garden St application for more sub-sized accommodation in the City centre

Old Coroner’s Court

Old Coroner’s Court: Greens’ disappointment as official over-rules councillors

17th August 2020

Government Planning Inspector rules that demolition can go ahead.

Eamonn Ward on Ecclesall Road

Greens say “Lamppost Licensing” fails Sheffield taxpayers

23rd July 2020

Greens have highlighted how Sheffield Council’s Licensing Policy is failing to meet its stated objectives in their submission to the public consultation

Greens object to planning application for demolished community garden in Crookes

23rd July 2020

Sheffield Green Party is supporting the petition from the local community by objecting to the planning application for apartments at the corner of Cobden View Rd and Northfield Rd in Crookes

Is SCC Using Coronavirus To Avoid Scrutiny?

13th July 2020

Sheffield City Council has been failing to uphold the principle of open government since lockdown was introduced in March.

Old Coroner’s Court

Greens comment on Old Coroner’s Court planning appeal

27th June 2020

The property developer who wanted to demolish the Old Coroner’s Court has appealed to the Planning Inspector against the refusal of planning permission by the council