Post Tagged with: "Cabinet"

READER’S LETTER: Democracy is casualty of CEC committee plans

READER’S LETTER: Democracy is casualty of CEC committee plans

Dear Editor,

Now we know the truth…

Cllr James Nicholas campaigned and was even one of the prime architects to organise a petition for removal of the cabinet system and replace it with a committee system.

April 7, 2021
Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

Cycling and walking scheme approved by Cheshire East councillors

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Plans to improve cycling and walking provision across Cheshire East have been approved by council leadership.

The CEC cabinet today approved the implementation of “Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plans” (LCWIPs) — covering Crewe, Congleton, Macclesfield, and Wilmslow.

March 9, 2021
CEC to boost carbon emission reduction at Leighton Grange

CEC to boost carbon emission reduction at Leighton Grange

Cheshire East Council has agreed initial steps to boost carbon emission reduction at Leighton Grange near Crewe.

Councillors in the Cabinet have agreed the council can press ahead with its goal to install solar panels to provide energy to the composting plant at the site, along with initiating a tree planting scheme.

February 8, 2021
Council Tax 4.99% rise moves step closer for Cheshire East residents

Council Tax 4.99% rise moves step closer for Cheshire East residents

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Financial plans which would see residents pay 4.99% more council tax next year have moved a step closer to final sign-off.

Councillors voted yesterday (February 2) to send the authority’s budget for full council approval later this month.

February 3, 2021
Cllr Craig Browne

READER’S LETTER: CEC receives £1.26m…but must submit successful business case

Dear Editor,

At the Environment and Regeneration Overview and Scrutiny meeting on Monday 18th January 2021, I raised the point that Cllr Craig Browne mentioned at Cabinet last week that “The Transport Ministry has confirmed that CEC’s expression of interest to the (government) rural mobility fund has been successful”.

January 21, 2021
New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A new shared vision “for children and young people in Cheshire East” has been formally endorsed by the borough’s cabinet.

The vision includes aims such as making “families and communities strong, welcoming and supportive, where differences are celebrated”.

January 15, 2021
Cheshire East councillors vote to ditch Cabinet and move to committee

Cheshire East councillors vote to ditch Cabinet and move to committee

Cheshire East Council councillors have backed a move to a committee system form of governance.

They have voted in favour of replacing the current leader and cabinet model.

December 10, 2020
Crewe HS2 regeneration project approved by Cabinet

Crewe HS2 regeneration project approved by Cabinet

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
The Crewe HS2 regeneration project took a major step forward after councillors approved a host of proposals at cabinet.

Cheshire East councillors voted to submit a town investment plan and bid to the government for a slice of the towns fund — as well as commission “detailed designs for Crewe Hub Station”.

November 13, 2020
Cheshire East hit by £50 million income loss due to Covid-19

Cheshire East hit by £50 million income loss due to Covid-19

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council is set for a £50 million loss due to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, its latest predictions reveal.

At September’s council cabinet meeting, officials estimated the authority would lose roughly £50 million of income due to the coronavirus pandemic.

September 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Ridiculous situation with car parking rolls on

READER’S LETTER: Ridiculous situation with car parking rolls on

Dear Editor,
I wonder if it has occurred to the Leader of Cheshire East Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, and his Labour/Independent Cabinet that they have suddenly become responsible for taking the independence away from some of our borough’s older residents.

August 9, 2020
READER’S LETTER: 8-month gap since full CEC meeting is “outrage”

READER’S LETTER: 8-month gap since full CEC meeting is “outrage”

Dear Editor,
The full Cheshire East Council last met on the 20th of February. It has not met since.

And it is not going to meet until the 21st of October – a huge gap of EIGHT MONTHS or two thirds of the year.

August 5, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

READER’S LETTER: Council Leader’s “brush off” over Bentley not good enough

Dear Editor,
Cheshire East Council’s recent Cabinet meeting was held just a couple of days after the devastating news that Crewe’s major employer, Bentley Motors, was looking to shed up to 1,000 jobs at its flagship Pyms Lane factory.

June 27, 2020
Margaret Simon

READER’S LETTER: Leader of Cheshire East Council is “rattled”

Dear Editor

At last Tuesday’s virtual Cheshire East Council’s Cabinet meeting, I was outraged to have to listen to the Labour Leader of the Council, Cllr Sam Corcoran, launch into a tirade blaming the previous Conservative administration for the Well Managed Highways Infrastructure Policy which his own Cabinet team had only recently unanimously voted through

May 14, 2020