Sheffield Townhall

November’s Council Report

22nd November 2017

November’s council meeting was a quiet one for Alison Teal. Maybe it was just good to know she wasn’t in prison and didn’t get thrown out of the meeting.

Douglas Johnson

Making health care accountable

17th November 2017

Green councillor, Douglas Johnson, has taken the lead on scrutinising a decision about the future of Sheffield’s health services.

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There’s a strong case for 20mph zones

17th November 2017

Sheffield Green Party supports the proposal for city centre 20mph speed limits other than on main roads.

Douglas Johnson

Questions about the China deal need answering

2nd November 2017

Readers may not be aware that recent council reassurances on the £1 billion China deal were not just prompted by…

Green Party campaigners at Sheffield railway station: (l-r): Cllr Douglas Johnson, Rachel Hardy, Peter Garbutt, Natalie Bennett, Cllr Alison Teal

Better facilities and a vision for the future of rail

18th October 2017

Sheffield Green Party has responded to the East Midlands rail franchise consultation, setting out its vision for how the railway should run.

Councillors Douglas Johnson and Rob Murphy

October council report: Same Old, Same Old

12th October 2017

Devolution was on the agenda at October’s council meeting, after the final collapse of the Sheffield City Region devolution deal. Rob Murphy’s motion called…

Douglas Johnson

Licensing committee approves CADS use of Eagle Works

10th October 2017

Green Councillor Douglas Johnson said he was “very pleased with the success” of the licensing application by the CADS. The decision…

We need more affordable housing

6th October 2017

Now the Government has weakened Councils’ control over planning permission, it is easier for developers to avoid conditions that create affordable housing

Green Councillor wants to save a part of Sheffield’s heritage

3rd October 2017

Green Councillor Douglas Johnson has lodged a planning objection to save a part of Sheffield’s heritage.

Douglas Johnson

Report from September’s Council meeting

18th September 2017

Sheffield Greens councillor Douglas Johnson reports back from the first of the new format council meetings