Douglas Johnson

End of term report

8th December 2017

The last Full Council meeting before Christmas had an end-of-term air about it.

Water tap

Greens call to end evictions for water debts

7th December 2017

Green councillors invited Sheffield City Council to protect council tenants by ending evictions for people who cannot afford to pay their water rates on time.

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

Green action at December’s full Council

6th December 2017

Sheffield’s four Green Councillors have submitted a set of amendments to the meeting of the full council on Wednesday 6th December 2017.

Douglas Johnson

Greens call Accountable Care Partnership decision in for scrutiny

5th December 2017

Sheffield Green Party are today calling in the Cabinets decision to sign the Council up to the Accountable Care Partnership (ACP) for scrutiny.

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.


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…