WHILE it goes against the grain to criticise a fellow Conservative Council, the BBC Radio Five phone in presenter had backed me into a corner. Did I disagree with Surrey County Council for raising council tax by almost three per cent? My short and sweet answer – yes.
Let me hasten to add, I [...]
Cllrs Lee and Sarah Dangerfield have deceided to step down as Conservative Councillors on Harlow District Council.
Since they were both up for Election in May 2011 anyway, there will be no by elections and the seats will remain vacent until then.
Lee has decided to stay as a councillor on Essex County Council.
A good meeting last night/late afternoon with the Leader of Essex County Council, Peter Martin, at County Hall in Chelmsford.
Peter is one of the Good Guys in my books, a County Councillor who has risen to the top and is not afraid to get his hands dirty, having been to Harlow to help [...]
I was privileged to go to the Houses of Parliament today, for a meeting in one of the committee rooms of the House of Lords to launch the LEP (Local Economic Partnership) for Essex and Kent.
It is always an amazing experience to walk the halls of our Mother of Parliaments, knowing that for [...]
Community projects all over harlow have the chance to access money from Essex County Council.
The West Essex Area Forum has been given £50,000, to be used on schemes that currently do not benefit from County Council funding. Each project can apply for grants of up to £4,000.
County councillor Guy Mitchinson, who represents [...]