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Stevenage Council Taxpayers ‘Short Changed’ By Feeble Scrutiny

Stevenage Borough Council’s feeble one party so-called ‘scrutiny arrangements’ were brought sharply into focus at a meeting of their Scrutiny and Overview Committee on 28.7.2014.

(1) Officials had failed for the third time running to present a report on unacceptable delays to their Customer Service Centre telephone response times, which had been agreed . . . → Read More: Stevenage Council Taxpayers ‘Short Changed’ By Feeble Scrutiny

The Tory County Council’s Bus Cuts – Letter from Cllr Robin Parker

Councillor Robin Parker CC

Letter from Cllr Robin Parker CC to the Comet

Dear Sir

Whilst myself, and the other 15 Liberal Democrat county councillors on Hertfordshire County Council (HCC) will of course take note of the responses to the current public consultation on possible bus service cuts, my initial view is to . . . → Read More: The Tory County Council’s Bus Cuts – Letter from Cllr Robin Parker

TORIES ACCUSED OF MISLEADING RESIDENTS OVER BUS CUTS AS NEW FIGURES SHOW OVER 800,000 BUS JOURNEYS COULD BE CUT!

Hertfordshire’s ruling Conservatives have been accused of misleading residents over plans to reduce bus services in the evenings and at weekends.

Liberal Democrat Group Leader, and Highways Spokesperson, County Councillor Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Central Watford and Oxhey) has found out that instead of the 200,000 passenger journeys being cut due to the Tories suggested cuts . . . → Read More: TORIES ACCUSED OF MISLEADING RESIDENTS OVER BUS CUTS AS NEW FIGURES SHOW OVER 800,000 BUS JOURNEYS COULD BE CUT!

Response to Herts County Council Consultation on Suggested Cuts to Bus Services

Councillor Robin Parker CC

Message from Cllr Robin Parker CC

Whilst I, and the other 15 Liberal Democrat county councillors on HCC, will of course take note of the responses to the public consultation on possible bus service cuts, my initial view is that I oppose these suggested cuts. If implemented, the cuts . . . → Read More: Response to Herts County Council Consultation on Suggested Cuts to Bus Services

Letter Published in Advertiser – Repentant Cllr Burrell?

Councillor Robin Parker CC

You report correctly (Advertiser, 18 June) about the unprecedented disruption of my public Residents’ Meeting, on 21January 2013, at the Church of St. Hugh and St. John, Mobbsbury Way, by Chells Labour councillor Burrell, and the subsequent belated decision in my favour by the Labour dominated Standards Committee of . . . → Read More: Letter Published in Advertiser – Repentant Cllr Burrell?

Unfinished junction works due to “contractor incompetence”

Cllr Robin Parker and Cllr Graham Snell at the Mobbsbury Way junction

The road widening works at the junction of Fairlands Way/Mobbsbury Way, apparently under the control of Hope and Clay, are still not finished, more than 2 years after they should have been completed. Local Chells county councillor and Manor borough councillor, . . . → Read More: Unfinished junction works due to “contractor incompetence”