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Letter: Hopefully A New Lead Councillor Will Bring Service Improvements

From: George Potter Lib Dem borough councillor for Burpham In response to: Even Councillors Can’t Get Through to GBC Unfortunately, Mr Elliott is quite correct about the difficulty in contacting…

East Horsley Road Re-opens Leaving Traders to Count the Cost

By Martin Giles The road closure that angered East Horsley traders and residents ended late afternoon on Wednesday (December 8). Motorists can once again access the shopping parades near East…

Guildford’s MP Supports Government Proposal to Limit Second Jobs

By Martin Giles Guildford’s MP, Angela Richardson, fully supports the government proposals to limit “second jobs” for MPs. But she thinks that there should be exceptions for those who need…

Guildford’s MP Defends Government On Sewage Discharge Into Rivers

By Hugh Coakley Against a background of 27 untreated sewage discharges into the River Wey at Slyfield lasting 346 hours in 2020, Guildford’s MP Angela Richardson said the Environment Bill…

Letter: R4GV Must Remember What the “V” Stands For

From David Roberts In response to: Guildford MP Reports Meeting PM on Planning as By-Election Sounds ‘Warning Shot’ to Tories What does the surprise result of the Chesham and Amersham…

Committee System Not the Best Solution for Guildford Council Say Coalition Spokespersons

By Martin Giles and Julie Armstrong, local democracy reporter The Spelthorne public is being consulted on a borough council system that would move power away from its Executive and share…

Councillors to Vie For Key Chairs at GBC Selection Meeting

Two important committee chairmanships at Guildford Borough Council are to be contested at Tuesday’s (May 19) selection meeting. Fiona White (Lib Dem, Westborough) is standing against Marsha Moseley (Con, Ash…

Housing Minister Pledges to Investigate Delayed Guildford Housing Development Scheme

By Martin Giles “Local authorities simply do not possess enough tools to force the hand of [property] developers,” Guildford’s MP Anne Milton told Esther McVey, Minister of State for Housing…

Guildford MP Votes Against Fast Passage of New Brexit Deal

Guildford’s MP Anne Milton continues to have reservations about the new Brexit deal proposed by her former Conservative colleague Prime Minister Boris Johnson. She recently voted, with the majority of…

Comment: Parties Start Their Stalk For Partners to Help Them Battle in The Political Jungle

By Martin Giles As the dust begins to settle after the most tumultuous week, perhaps ever, in Guildford’s local politics the question must be what next? The electorate has had…

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