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Dragon Interview: The Influence of National Politics

Following up comments made by the GBC leader Joss Bigmore that he was seeing more criticism than usual of all politicians, some even suggesting they were all corrupt by taking…

Dragon Interview: Council Leaders Give Progress Report on Shared Services Initiative

GBC’s decision to save money by sharing a chief executive was not without its critics but it has happened and Martin Giles caught up with the leaders of Guildford and…

Dragon Interview: Anne Milton Offers Her Insight into the National Political Situation

Anne Milton, Guildford’s former MP, served as a Conservative government whip for five years up until 2017, the last two as the deputy chief whip, and has a deep knowledge…

Dragon Interview: Pat Scott, Newly Elected Ash Parish Councillor

Pat Scott is, once again, a parish councillor in Ash, representing Ash Wharf ward. But as she explains she is not a novice, she was formerly a Conservative parish and…

Dragon Interview – Council Leader Spells Out What is Being Done to Improve Caller Wait Times

 In the latest “round up” interview GBC Council Leader Joss Bigmore covers another range of topics in his interview with Dragon editor Martin Giles. Subjects covered are: GBC caller…

Dragon Interview: ‘I Cry Every Day’ Says Royal Surrey Nurse

A nurse at the Royal Surrey County Hospital has contacted The Guildford Dragon to relate her current experience. She told us her work made her cry every day and agreed…

Dragon Interview: Jan Harwood’s Right of Reply

Cllr Jan Harwood’s defection from the Liberal Democrats to the Conservatives at Guildford Borough Council was the most surprising local political news of 2021 and, as he readily admits in…

Dragon Interview: GBC Backbencher James Walsh

Cllr James Walsh (Stoke) is one of only two Labour councillors at Millmead that keep the red flag flying at the borough council. His interview completes the series of conversations…

Dragon Interview: GBC Backbencher David Bilbé

What does David Bilbé, the Conservative borough councillor for Normandy, think about the reported behaviour of some of his party colleagues at senior levels of national government? What does he…

Dragon Interview: GBC Backbencher Catherine Young

What made Catherine Young (GGG, Clandon & Horsley) decide to put herself forward for election as a councillor in 2019? What are her major concerns about the Local Plan? What…