LOCAL candidates representing LOCAL residents on LOCAL issues

When you vote on 2nd May, ask yourself if you want someone who lives in Leighton Buzzard representing you on Central Bedfordshire Council? ... or someone who has been parachuted in from outside of South West Bedfordshire? ... or someone who has hidden their address from the electorate and you don't know where they are … Continue reading LOCAL candidates representing LOCAL residents on LOCAL issues

A candidate for Leighton Buzzard AND Dunstable? What’s going on?

Nominations for Central Bedfordshire Council and Parish Council elections were published last week. I strongly believe that candidates should be 100% committed to representing the people who elect them, and they should not put themselves in a position where they might face a conflict of priorities - for example, by being elected to both Leighton … Continue reading A candidate for Leighton Buzzard AND Dunstable? What’s going on?

My week – week ending 6 April

On Monday 1st April I attended the LLTC Community Safety Committee. The meeting was attended by Sgt Liam Mitchell of Beds Police to discuss a number of local issues. On Tuesday 2nd I attended CBC Executive at Chicksands. We looked at the Central Bedfordshire Community safety plan for the next 12 months - priorities are … Continue reading My week – week ending 6 April

Why I am standing as a Conservative candidate …

Right now, it is embarrassing to stand on the doorstep and introduce myself as a Conservative Candidate. Not because I am ashamed to be seen as having ‘conservative values’, but because I am totally and utterly ashamed to be in any way associated with the shambles in Westminster. I don’t think anyone of any political … Continue reading Why I am standing as a Conservative candidate …

My week – for week ending 30 March

Throughout the week I have been out delivering leaflets and canvassing for the local elections. On Tuesday, I attended the Traffic Management Committee at Chicksands to speak in support of the Hockliffe Road residents petitioning the Council for a residents parking scheme. Although this has not yet been agreed, the Council is looking at how … Continue reading My week – for week ending 30 March

The ‘B’ word and why you should vote on 2nd May

So, on the eve of what was supposed to be Brexit day, our elected representatives in Westminster are no closer to agreeing a deal than we are to finding Elvis Presley alive and well at the local chip shop. I think I can confidently say everyone - whether you voted leave or remain - is … Continue reading The ‘B’ word and why you should vote on 2nd May