Labour Councillors for Gorse Hill in Trafford, Greater Manchester

Weekly Update 8th December 2018

Tuesday Back from a family wedding in Edinburgh; I’m absolutely blown away by the bus services there. Every bus stop I used had real-time information. The buses were frequent and direct – it was about 20 minutes into town for £1.70. They seemed to be used by all classes of folk. There was lots of […]

Weekly Update 1st December

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 […]

Weekly Update 24th – 30th November 2018

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 […]

Weekly update – October 20 2018

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 Budget Meeting

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 […]