Saturday Gorgeous Gorse Hill Christmas Fayre in the morning, minding the plant sale table. Fabulous group and delighted to be a part of. Campaigning in the afternoon with Andrew Gwynne MP in Sale Monday Executive Briefing – Updates on a variety of issues including: Clean Air Proposed use of the former Brentwood School site Community […]
Saturday Two sessions of campaigning in Davyhulme. Issues raised included George Carnall, leaf clearing, potholes and road resurfacing. My sense is that voters are willing to give Trafford Labour more time and appreciate that only Labour is willing to listen. Sunday Growing ever more frustrated with parliament and the inability of the parties there to […]
In which the week begins in sombre reflection of wasteful sacrifice and goes downhill from there, only to end on a really positive note with a hint of what might come to pass if we put our minds to it.
Had a week off so shouldn’t be a great deal to report. However it was budget executive which meant I had to break away from decorating for a day to prepare my presentation on Monday night. The annual Autumn Budget executive is the first publish of a process that begins much earlier to determine income […]
Trafford Council’s Budget Meeting 2016 The most important council meeting of the year. It’s by far the most unpleasant meeting of the year too. I don’t need a reminder that we in Labour failed to convince voters we should gain control in Trafford last year, but fail we did; and this, the consequence, a Tory […]
Tuesday Morning meeting in Leyland Lancs for Strategic Scrutiny Network setting agenda for next full meeting. Just up the road from Croston badly hit by floods – puts perspective on some of our issues. Locality Partnership in the evening. I got a lot of out of meeting and feeling energised. Wednesday Meeting at Cricket Club […]