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CEC Leader Sam Corcoran re-elected after Tory challenge

CEC Leader Sam Corcoran re-elected after Tory challenge

By Belinda Ryan, local democracy reporter
Labour’s Sam Corcoran fought off a Tory challenge to be re-elected as leader of Cheshire East Council – but one of his own councillors refused to vote for him.

Cheshire East has been run by a joint Labour/Independent administration since the 2019 local elections with Cllr Corcoran as council leader.

May 21, 2022
Cheshire politicians ramp up support for Crewe Railways HQ bid

Cheshire politicians ramp up support for Crewe Railways HQ bid

Cheshire MPs and Council Leaders have ramped up their campaign to back Crewe’s bid to become the home of Great British Railways.

Crewe is one of a number of towns and cities across the UK that have submitted a bid to host the headquarters of Great British Railways, the new organisation which will run the UK’s rail network.

April 4, 2022
Cheshire politicians and business leaders welcome Great British Railways competition

Cheshire politicians and business leaders welcome Great British Railways competition

Politicians and business leaders across Cheshire have welcomed the launch of a competition to find the home of the new Great British Railways HQ and have backed Crewe to clinch the honour.

The town has been featured in the competition announcement video with broadcaster Michael Portillo championing.

February 7, 2022
Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Cheshire Police and CEC chiefs issue warning on “Freedom Day”

Police, council and health bosses across Cheshire today urged residents to be “responsible” as “Freedom Day” marks the final easing of lockdown restrictions.

They say cases of the highly transmissible Delta variant of Covid-19 are continuing to rise across Cheshire East, with 1,222 more cases in week up to July 8.

July 19, 2021
READER’S LETTER: “Black Hole which is Cheshire East has just got Bigger!”

READER’S LETTER: “Black Hole which is Cheshire East has just got Bigger!”

Dear Editor,

The Labour-Independent administration following their leader Sam Corcoran’s example have relinquished power to the Chief Executive and her officers for the next month.

During this time officers can spend resident’s and taxpayers’ money without oversight by elected members.

May 16, 2021
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
CEC Leader warns of “fourth wave” as Covid rates in Cheshire fall below England average

CEC Leader warns of “fourth wave” as Covid rates in Cheshire fall below England average

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
There is “a high chance” of a fourth wave of Covid-19 cases in Cheshire East if residents do not follow government guidance.

That’s the warning from CEC Labour leader Sam Corcoran, despite a drop in cases to 51.8 in 100,000 – below the England average of 58.7.

March 16, 2021
Covid vaccine supplies in Cheshire East to be stepped up, says Leader

Covid vaccine supplies in Cheshire East to be stepped up, says Leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Covid vaccine supplies to Cheshire East will be stepped up again, having been ‘throttled back’ by government.

CEC Labour Council Leader Sam Corcoran also admitted there had been “teething problems” at the opening of a mass vaccine centre at Alderley Park.

March 12, 2021
Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

Covid vaccine supply in Cheshire East “throttled back”, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Covid-19 vaccine supplies in Cheshire East will be “throttled back” to allow other parts of the country “to catch up”.

That’s according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran, who made his comments during his leaders’ address at a full council meeting and on Twitter today (February 19)

February 19, 2021
Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

Nine in 10 over 75s in Cheshire receive first Covid vaccine dose

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
Nearly nine in 10 of Cheshire and Merseyside’s over-75 population received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine by the end of last month.

That’s according to the latest weekly data released by NHS England today (February 4).

February 4, 2021
10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

10% in Cheshire East vaccinated as mass county vaccination centre considered

Ten per cent of Cheshire East residents have ‘already’ had their first Covid-19 vaccination dose, according to Cheshire East Council leader Sam Corcoran.

His comments come as it emerged health chiefs are looking into opening a mass Covid-19 vaccination centre for Cheshire.

January 22, 2021
“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

“No evidence” primary pupils are Covid super-spreaders, says CEC leader

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
There is “no evidence” primary school children are “silent spreaders” of Covid-19, says Cheshire East Council’s leader.

Cllr Sam Corcoran, who made the comment, has also repeated criticism of the government’s NHS Test & Trace service.

January 20, 2021
New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

New “vision” for children and young people in Cheshire East endorsed

By Ethan Davies, local democracy reporter
A new shared vision “for children and young people in Cheshire East” has been formally endorsed by the borough’s cabinet.

The vision includes aims such as making “families and communities strong, welcoming and supportive, where differences are celebrated”.

January 15, 2021