HARWICH Labour councillors call for villagers to throw their weight behind the Standard’s A120 campaign

HARWICH Labour councillors are calling for villagers to throw their weight behind the Standard’s A120 campaign as it gathers momentum. The campaign to get the Government to pay to dual the A120 from Hare Green to Harwich has been signed by more than 900 people. Harwich and North Essex MP Bernard Jenkin, Tendring Council and […]

The Fog of Srebrenica

This July marks 23 years since the worst European genocide since WWII, where 8,372 Muslim Bosniaks were killed in one week in the Bosnian town of Srebrenica. As part of the annual commemoration, HOPE not hate along with Remembering Srebrenica will be hosting a special screening of the film The Fog of Srebrenica on July […]

Manningtree branch hosts it’s first H+NE CLP meeting.

Manningtree branch hosted the June CLP meeting – the first time for the new branch! The meeting was a attended by members from around the constituency and included a lively and passionate debate about animal welfare and Labour’s Animal Welfare Plan – including the proposal for an Animal Welfare Commissioner. If you missed the meeting […]

No councillor should receive an allowance of over £1290 per minute

Local Labour councillors have reacted angrily to the news that a councillor on Tendring District Council has received the equivalent of £1293.25 per minute for sitting in the public gallery and watching a meeting of a council committee. Under the rules governing councillors’ attendance at meetings a councillor is required to attend a meeting at […]

Labour demands Openness and Transparency in Budget

Labour demands Openness and Transparency in Budget. Essex Labour group of Councillors are tabling amendments to Full Council Budget meeting this week. Essex Labour group of Councillors are tabling amendments to Full Council Budget meeting this week. These amendments will provide more openness and transparency to the activities of the council: – We propose spending: […]