Despite our budget being cut, we have achieved bold reforms with libraries, children’s services, broadband roll out and business rates retention. We are open for business.
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Our candidates realise we have to start early. We have regular dates set well in advance to get out on the pavement.
On Brexit, housing and social care there is constructive dialogue and partnership with Ministers. It is delivering results.
We boast the lowest council tax in Kent by a significant margin and retain our grammar schools. We are also revitalising derelict waterfronts.
Following allegations of intimidation several Labour councillors have indicated they are standing down.
Aggressive begging has discouraged people from visiting the town centre. The Labour Council has failed to deal with the problem.
Concrete eyesores are being removed. Unused council land is being leased for pop up businesses. We are also providing thousands of new homes.
The council is making great strides with our health and voluntary sector partners. But the barriers to innovation imposed centrally must be lifted.
Christine Hobson: How on earth can Conservatives in Guisborough select candidates for elections in Middlesbrough?
We can make progress in these local elections next year – but not if we’re frustrated by stupid new rules.
The local election campaign was started with an eight page magazine highlighting our achievements on local issues. This was delivered prior to election expenses kicking in.
Instinctively, voters in Leigh will not vote for a candidate that is either from out of town or has a lack of working class attitudes. Sitting in an office does not win any votes here.
Do X per cent of voters really switch once they’ve read Y leaflets, resulting in Z per cent more wins in key marginals?
We fought on local issues highlighting the improvements we are delivering. Labour complained about “austerity” – but failed to offer a coherent alternative.
We never forget we are spending our residents’ money. We have delivered new homes and we have kept our borough clean and green.
Voters are fed up with decay and decline. Labour will not be able to cling on much longer.