First choice candidate Sue Morton has lived, worked and volunteered in Walkley for 38 years. She co-founded the Walkley Forum, opposed the sale of Walkley Library and continues to campaign for safer streets, better buses and cleaner air.
Liam Hardy lives in Netherthorpe and is finishing his PhD at the University. He is a keen cyclist and campaigns for climate change action at the University and across the city.
It’s Greens or Labour here
Sue Morton finished second for the Green Party in Walkley Ward in the last two local elections.
This year you will have 3 votes and can elect your first Green councillors in Walkley.
Green Councillors have worked to stop litter and fly-tipping and deal with anti-social behaviour. We have challenged the policy of selling public services without public scrutiny.
We opposed plans for a new elected mayor, rejected in a 2012 referendum.
In the council budget we proposed to:
- Cut the price of residents’ parking permits
- Cut executive pay in the Council
- Invest £6.5 million in cutting fuel bills for homes and schools
We also found extra money to:
- Cut air pollution from taxis
- Improve road safety and public transport
- Save vital care for the elderly and disabled All were rejected by the ruling Labour group.
All were rejected by the ruling Labour group.