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READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

READER’S LETTER: Labour-run CEC “even worse than Tories”

Dear Editor
It is hard to believe but the present Labour-run Cheshire East Council is even worse than the previous Tory administration of Cllr Jones.

Let’s look at their record in Crewe, where Labour have a total monopoly of both Town and Borough Councillors.

July 1, 2020
READER’S LETTER: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

READER’S LETTER: Parking charges “outrageous act” by Labour council

Dear Editor,
Parking charges across Crewe and Nantwich were suspended from March 27 to support key workers during the lockdown.
They are now being re-instated. This is an outrageous act by the Labour run Borough Council.

June 15, 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
Defeated Labour candidate Laura Smith would have done things differently to Corbyn

Defeated Labour candidate Laura Smith would have done things differently to Corbyn

Defeated Crewe and Nantwich Labour candidate Laura Smith today admitted she would have done things differently to Jeremy Corbyn.

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
GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury Labour candidate Terry Savage

GENERAL ELECTION: Eddisbury Labour candidate Terry Savage

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

Terry Savage discusses his hopes of becoming the constituency’s first Labour MP since 1945.

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
Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

Councillors vote to prevent Cheshire East Mayor being axed

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Councillors have stopped the axe from falling on Cheshire East’s mayoralty – for now at least.

Labour Cllr James Barber put forward a motion calling for the role to be ditched from May 2020 at Thursday’s meeting.

October 18, 2019
Candidates line up to challenge for Crewe & Nantwich seat

Candidates line up to challenge for Crewe & Nantwich seat

Two more political parties have named their Prospective Parliamentary Candidates who will compete for the Crewe & Nantwich seat in a forthcoming General Election.

September 28, 2019
Cheshire East Council votes in first ever Labour leader

Cheshire East Council votes in first ever Labour leader

By Stephen Topping, local democracy reporter
Cheshire East Council has its first ever Labour leader after Cllr Sam Corcoran fought off a Conservative challenge to claim the role.

The Labour and Co-Operative Party member for Sandbach Heath and East won 43 votes in the race to become council leader today (May 22) while Wybunbury Cllr Janet Clowes, Conservative, received 25.

May 22, 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
Labour and Independents look to take control of Cheshire East Council

Labour and Independents look to take control of Cheshire East Council

By Stephen Topping
Labour and the independent group are set to confirm an agreement for running Cheshire East Council over the next four years.

A decade of Conservative rule came to an end following the May 2 elections, as the party lost its majority on the council.

May 13, 2019