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READER’S LETTER: Democracy “kicked into touch” by CEC Leader

READER’S LETTER: Democracy “kicked into touch” by CEC Leader

Dear Editor,

At the Full Cheshire East Council meeting the Labour/Independent Administration’s Leader, Cllr Sam Corcoran, insisted that we hurtle headlong into our new decision making Committee system without having the necessary rule book, our new Constitution, in place.

April 22, 2021
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
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
READER’S LETTER: CEC Leader passing on “hot potato” of committee system

READER’S LETTER: CEC Leader passing on “hot potato” of committee system

Dear Editor, As we prepare ourselves for the ill-considered cutting of winter gritting routes, the closure of household recycling centres, and the emotional, practical and financial-fall out from a world-wide pandemic, the leader of Cheshire East Council fiddles as Rome burns. In an extraordinary statement, Cllr Corcoran (Labour) washed his hands of the debate on governance changes at Cheshire East[Read More…]

November 28, 2020
Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

Eight councillors to decide future of Cheshire East Council Mayor

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
A cross-party group of eight councillors will consider whether the Cheshire East mayoralty should continue.

Cheshire East Council’s constitution committee has agreed to set up a working group with eight councillors to consider the issue.

November 25, 2019
Cheshire East Council to move to committee system for decision making

Cheshire East Council to move to committee system for decision making

Cheshire East Council is set to move to committee system of decision making after a notice of motion to move away from a ‘leader and cabinet’ model won support.

The notice of motion was brought by Cllr James Nicholas, deputy leader of the Independent group.

May 23, 2019