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READER’S LETTER: Cheshire & Warrington Mayor idea is “madcap”

READER’S LETTER: Cheshire & Warrington Mayor idea is “madcap”

Dear Editor,
The latest madcap idea of this Conservative Government is to have an elected Mayor for Cheshire & Warrington.

This Cheshire East Council is too remote, too big and too distant now.

June 24, 2020
Bunbury Ward Cllr Sarah Pochin does not appeal party expulsion

Bunbury Ward Cllr Sarah Pochin does not appeal party expulsion

A Cheshire East councillor who was expelled from the Conservative Group, has not appealed against the decision.

Cllr Sarah Pochin, who represents Bunbury Ward, was expelled by the Cheshire East Conservative Group in March.

May 22, 2020
Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Cllr Sarah Pochin expelled by Cheshire East Conservative Group

Bunbury Councillor Sarah Pochin has been expelled from Cheshire East Conservative Group, the party announced today.

Cllr Pochin was at the centre of a Mayoralty fall out last month, which led to her suspension, as reported by Nantwich News.

March 11, 2020
Cheshire East councillors fall out in Mayor appointment row

Cheshire East councillors fall out in Mayor appointment row

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East councillors broke with convention to appoint a mayor who has not served as deputy – leading to a Conservative councillor leaving her seat on the Tory benches.

In line with previous years, Conservative Cllr Steven Edgar was expected to be confirmed as Cheshire East Council’s mayor for 2020-21 having served as deputy this year.

February 21, 2020
Kieran Mullan calls Crewe & Nantwich win one “for democracy”

Kieran Mullan calls Crewe & Nantwich win one “for democracy”

New Crewe and Nantwich MP Dr Kieran Mullan said today his victory was “for democracy”.

The Conservative candidate registered a comprehensive win polling more than 28,000 votes, a majority of more than 8,000 over Labour’s Laura Smith.

December 13, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION: Crewe & Nantwich, Kieran Mullan win for Conservatives

GENERAL ELECTION: Crewe & Nantwich, Kieran Mullan win for Conservatives

Conservatives have taken back Crewe & Nantwich seat with Kieran Mullan ousting Labour’s Laura Smith.

Dr Mullan polled 28,704, while Ms Smith registered 20,196 votes, giving Conservtaives a healthy 8,508 majority.

December 13, 2019
Edward Timpson

GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury result, Edward Timpson (CON) elected

Edward Timpson has been elected as Eddisbury MP for the Conservative Party.

Mr Timpson polled 30,095 votes, beating his nearest opponent Labour’s Terry Savage who secured 11,652.

December 13, 2019
Edward Timpson

GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury Conservative candidate Edward Timpson

As the country prepares to head to the polls on December 12, the Local Democracy Reporting Service has been interviewing all candidates in Eddisbury.

Edward Timpson discusses why he wants to win the seat back for the Conservatives.

December 3, 2019
GENERAL ELECTION: Candidates vying for Crewe & Nantwich seat

GENERAL ELECTION: Candidates vying for Crewe & Nantwich seat

With General Election 2019 just 10 days away, we take a look at the six candidates vying for the Crewe & Nantwich seat.

Many political commentators believe it is among a number of marginal constituencies where results could ultimately determine the overall outcome.

December 2, 2019
Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson wins selection as Tory candidate for Eddisbury

Edward Timpson has been selected as Conservative parliamentary candidate for Eddisbury.

The former Crewe & Nantwich MP was selected was selected by members of the Eddisbury Conservative Association at a packed meeting at Willington Hall in Tarporley last night (November 7).

November 8, 2019
ELECTION: Edward Timpson targets possible comeback in Eddisbury

ELECTION: Edward Timpson targets possible comeback in Eddisbury

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Former Crewe & Nantwich MP Edward Timpson could make a comeback as Conservative candidate for neighbouring Eddisbury.

Mr Timpson, who lost his Crewe & Nantwich seat to Laura Smith in 2017 election, is being considered with two others to be the Tory candidate for Eddisbury.

November 6, 2019
Cheshire East Council gears up for Labour-Independent leadership vote

Cheshire East Council gears up for Labour-Independent leadership vote

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
New independent councillors are gearing up for the start of a new era at Cheshire East Council.

The Independent Group has agreed to form a cabinet with Labour in 2019-20, with a view towards ditching the cabinet system next year and replacing it with cross-party committees – something the group began calling for last year through the Change Cheshire East campaign.

May 15, 2019
Janet Clowes, Conservative group leader

New Cheshire East Conservative Leader “disappointed” over Labour-Independent pact

The new Conservative Group leader in Cheshire East said it was “disappointing” that Labour and Independents have agreed to team up and take over the authority.

Cllr Janet Clowes, who represents Wybunbury, reacted after it emerged earlier today (May 13) that Labour and Independents would join together to run Cheshire East Council.

May 13, 2019