Question to Council 17th September 2014

Council I asked a question regarding wheelie bin thefts by ward. Since April 2013 630 bins have been reported lost/stolen in Gorse Hill Ward 620 bins in Clifford (Old Trafford) 286 bins in Bucklow/St Martins (Partington/Ashton upon Mersey) The grand total for the 21 wards of Trafford is 2395 So Gorse Hill and Old Trafford […]

Trafford Budget Debate – Variations on a theme of Pickles worship

Local public services have taken the biggest hit from this government. It's the poorer areas that have taken the biggest hit. Surrey actually gets an increase in its funding. Labour called for Tory Trafford council to make representation to Government that the cuts would impact on the most needy, and adjourn setting a budget until March […]

More Cuts for Trafford

Budget Meeting       Full council meets tonight to set a budget for 2014/15. Trafford will cut its spending by £4,451,000 from £159.003m to £154.552m or 2.8%. When you take cost pressures into account it's £17m… and it's going to get worse. Spending Gap