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

Greens oppose limits on local democracy

5th September 2017

Sheffield Green Party councillors are objecting to the ruling Administration’s proposal to reduce opposition in council meetings.

Green Councillors Alison Teal, Douglas Johnson, Rob Murphy and Magid

Green Party suggestions for improving council meetings

4th September 2017

Green Party councillors have been taking part in the cross-party group of councillors discussing how to change council meetings.

Douglas Johnson

Greens call for urgent review of student accommodation

29th August 2017

Sheffield Green councillors have put a motion to council calling for an urgent review of supply and demand of student accommodation.