Getting started on the council – now the work begins

Election addressPlease note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

After a hugely enjoyable 15-month campaign, delivering tens of thousands of leaflets and knocking on thousands of doors, I’m delighted to report that I was elected to represent the good people of Coldharbour, Mottingham & New Eltham in the Royal Borough of Greenwich on Thursday. Continue reading Getting started on the council – now the work begins

Win or lose next Thursday, there’ll be a Cafe on the Mound…

Number 8, The MoundPlease note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

I just wanted to take a quick break from campaigning to share some massively exciting news on our efforts to Mend The Mound. ¬†Earlier this year the campaign, which I launched last year with my colleagues Cllr Mandy Brinkhurst and Cllr John Hills, secured improved lighting at the long-neglected Coldharbour shops – and this week has notched up another success. Continue reading Win or lose next Thursday, there’ll be a Cafe on the Mound…

Would you call this democracy?

Please note this post is from my previous blog. To read my posts during the 2017 General Election campaign click here.

I’m just about to enter my 15th (and final, one way or another!) campaigning month as a candidate for Coldharbour & New Eltham ward in the local elections – in which I’m also the Election Agent for all of our 51 Conservative candidates in the Royal Borough of Greenwich. ¬†Both roles have kept me, alas, away from this parish – but I’ve been moved to revisit the blog to share a sorry tale from nextdoor Bexley, that I think deserves a wider airing. Continue reading Would you call this democracy?