Category Archives: Winchester

Conservatives vote down tougher action on air quality

Once again, Conservative Councillors at Winchester City Council have voted down a proposal from the Lib Dem group to have a tougher policy on air quality in the city.
I summed up on a proposal at today’s council meeting that it should be …

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Autumn 2016 St Paul Ward Focus

Topics include: Station Approach, Station Area Parking, New Tory ‘Tip Tax’, Our crossing campaigns, The local vote to ‘remain’. Air Quality. Grammar Schools. Safer Routes to School

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Who’s responsible for the council’s failings?

This followed a letter in the Hampshire Chronicle attacking council offers for recent failures at the council.

Cllr Gottlieb is wrong to blame all the ills of the council on the council’s senior management team.

The people that authorised the Station Approach Planning …

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Getting a better scheme for Winchester – my speech last week on Silver Hill

Last week’s full council meeting about Silver Hill is on the front page of the Hampshire Chronicle today. Here’s what I said in the meeting.

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Conservative plans for ‘right to buy’ are bonkers and will mean we lose a large proportion of council housing in Winchester.

The Conservatives have announced plans to force councils to sell off the most expensive 210,000 council houses and use the money to pay for a national programme of ‘right to buy’ for housing associations right across the country.
For Winchester this will …

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