Post Tagged with: "Labour"

Councillor calls on Cheshire East to make plans to tackle fracking firms

Councillor calls on Cheshire East to make plans to tackle fracking firms

By Stephen Topping
A Labour member is calling on Cheshire East Council to make sure it has a voice if gas firms apply to frack on the borough’s land.

Cllr Nick Mannion, member for Macclesfield West and Ivy, told Thursday’s full council meeting that CEC should challenge the Government over its policy to make decisions on fracking sites that go against the wishes of both communities and local planning authorities.

July 27, 2018 0 comments Environment, News, Politics
Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

Cheshire East Council defends new homes figures despite population report

By Stephen Topping
The head of planning at Cheshire East Council has hit back at claims that fewer homes should be built in the borough over the next 12 years.

Cheshire East adopted its Local Plan for up to 2030 last July, complete with the promise to deliver 1,800 new homes every year.

July 4, 2018 2 comments Environment, News, Politics
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 9 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

£150,000 consultants will not solve Cheshire East Council bullying, says councillor

By Stephen Topping
More than £150,000 being spent on consultants brought to rid Cheshire East Council of bullying will not solve the problem, the Labour group leader insists.

A report from the Local Government Association (LGA), commissioned by Cheshire East, found that almost a quarter of council staff were aware of workplace bullying in the second half of 2017.

May 30, 2018 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
Labour’s Laura Smith wins stunning General Election victory in Crewe & Nantwich seat

Labour’s Laura Smith wins stunning General Election victory in Crewe & Nantwich seat

Labour’s Laura Smith has produced a stunning Labour victory in the Crewe and Nantwich of the 2017 General Election.

The Stapeley businesswoman overturned a Conservative majority of more than 3,000 to win by just 48 votes.

June 9, 2017 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics, Stapeley
Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley mum Laura Smith selected as Labour parliamentary candidate

Stapeley businesswoman Laura Smith has been selected as Labour parliamentary candidate to fight for the Crewe and Nantwich seat in June.

The 32-year-old was selected by the Labour group ahead of the party’s 2015 candidate Adrian Heald.

Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson officially confirmed as Crewe & Nantwich Tory candidate

Edward Timpson has been formerly re-adopted by the Conservative Party to bid for the Crewe & Nantwich seat in June’s General Election.

Mr Timpson will be looking to secure his third election victory in the constituency.

April 28, 2017 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics
Nantwich Town Council welcomes new Labour councillor

Nantwich Town Council welcomes new Labour councillor

By Sara Royle
Nantwich Town Council is to have a Labour councillor for the first time in many years.

Douglas Bowyer-Bates, a Labour party candidate, polled 1,240 votes to secure one of seven seats representing Nantwich North & West on the town council.

May 10, 2015 0 comments News, Politics
Nantwich student to stand in Cheshire East election

Nantwich student to stand in Cheshire East election

Zoe Van Cauter is just 18 years old. Tomorrow she will be standing for election to Cheshire East Council.

So why does a Wistaston teenager still at college in Nantwich want to enter the murky world of politics?
Our reporter Sara Royle went to find out more.

May 6, 2015 0 comments Human Interest, News, Politics
35 candidates fight for 12 seats in Nantwich Town Council election

35 candidates fight for 12 seats in Nantwich Town Council election

Candidates battling for election to Nantwich Town Council have been announced.

Twelve councillors in all will be voted in on May 7 – seven to represent Nantwich and West Ward, and five to represent Nantwich South.

April 13, 2015 1 comment Human Interest, News, Politics