Holding an election in January is unnecessary and wastes taxpayers’ money. This by-election should have waited until May and been held alongside already planned elections, which would be cheaper.
The Labour Council’s policy of building flats on garage blocks has only worsened the chronic lack of car parking in Bedwell.
Matthew is an experienced and committed community campaigner. He has been active in local politics for over 38 years and has championed many causes on behalf of residents.