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Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

Cheshire East Tories reject call for changes to council committee system

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A plan to transform the way Cheshire East Council is run has been rebuffed by the ruling Conservative group – paving the way for a referendum.

Independent members – including two Nantwich councillors – wanted to see Cheshire East change from a cabinet-led system to a committee system of governance.

March 7, 2019
Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

Cheshire East Council facing £5.3 million budget shortfall, says review

By Aran Dhillon, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council could be forced to introduce a number of “realistic” saving measures to address a budget shortfall of £5.3 million.

The mid-year review of performance – discussed by the Cabinet during yesterday’s meeting – outlines how the authority is providing “value for money” services.

October 10, 2018
£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

£6 million care fund agreed for nine schemes in Cheshire East

Cheshire East Council chiefs have approved a £6 million care fund earmarked for proposals – but maintaining sustainability of the schemes remains an “ongoing challenge”.

Nine schemes will benefit from the improved better care fund, which was passed by Cheshire East Council’s cabinet.

June 15, 2018
A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

A500 dualling between Weston and M6 moves step closer

The dualling of the A500 between Crewe and the M6 motorway has moved a step closer.

It is one of three major highways schemes planned for Cheshire East which the authority’s Cabinet has agreed.

June 13, 2018
Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith quits Labour frontbench in EEA protest

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith quits Labour frontbench in EEA protest

Crewe & Nantwich MP Laura Smith has quit as Shadow Minister for the Cabinet Office to vote against remaining in the European Economic Area (EEA).

Laura Smith, MP for Crewe and Nantwich, announced her decision to resign in order to vote against remaining in the EEA after the UK leaves the European Union.

June 13, 2018
Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council approves extra £10.9 million adult social care budget to tackle demand

Cheshire East Council is to spend an extra £10.9 million on adult social care in 2018/19 as it bids to tackle a growing demand in the borough.

The authority’s Cabinet, facing reductions in government grants, rising costs and increased demand, has backed proposals to recommission care at home, residential care and respite care.

December 7, 2017
Cheshire East Council unveils new-look Cabinet team

Cheshire East Council unveils new-look Cabinet team

The Leader of Cheshire East Council Rachel Bailey has unveiled her new-look Cabinet team.

And among the changes are Cllr Peter Groves, who represents Nantwich South and Stapeley, stepping away from his position.

October 25, 2017
Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Independent group leader

Nantwich councillor Arthur Moran is new Independent group leader

A Nantwich Town councillor has been made new leader of Cheshire East Council’s Independent group.

Cllr Arthur Moran, who represents Nantwich North and West, takes over as leader after previously leader Brendan Murphy lost his seat in the elections.

June 1, 2015
Cheshire East Cabinet’s Rod Menlove quits over Lyme Green fiasco

Cheshire East Cabinet’s Rod Menlove quits over Lyme Green fiasco

A senior Cheshire East Cabinet member has resigned after a scathing report into the Lyme Green recycling plant fiasco. Work on the project had to be aborted after it breached EU regulations and was started before a planning application was submitted, costing taxpayers £800,000.

January 7, 2013
Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors agree free dial-a-ride for Nantwich bus pass holders

Councillors have voted for free flexible transport for concessionary bus pass holders in Nantwich, Crewe and surrounding villages. Cheshire East Council Cabinet’s decision means concessionary bus pass holders can access dial-a-ride services across the borough.

July 4, 2012