So…. It’s been a good week for the Conservatives in Rochford gaining an extra councillor, and the national Tory website Conservativehome reports on it here. There’s a mixed response in the comments. It’s been a bad week for UKIP in Essex , on the same day that Nigel Farage visited […]
Over the border in Southend West, things seem to be turning unfriendly between Labour and the Green Party. To find out more, read the latest from Labour parliamentary candidate Julian Ware-Lane here.
Looking through the paperwork for tomorrow night, we can see that Michael Hoy is the nomination to chair the review committee. This is the important committee that can call in and scrutinise decisions. Having someone who is both a district councillor AND a county councillor chairing it is going to […]
A surprising development today – the Greens (Diane and Michael Hoy) and the Rochford Residents (Christine and John Mason) have announced they are joining forces to become the largest opposition group in the council chamber. This means that one of them will chair the important review committee, and the number […]
“A Green Read”, the blog written by the Green Party councillors in Hullbridge, has been quiet for a while. Not surprising – Michael and Diane Hoy must have been exhausted after their exertions in the County Council elections. But it’s back in action now.
It’s probably been a looooong time since a leader of one of the political parties came to our district. David Steel stopped off for a photo at Rayleigh Weir in 1983, but we can’t recall any others since then. However according to Cllr Michael Hoy, the leader of the Green […]
Green party councillor Michael Hoy writes here about the County Council contest in Hockley West.
The local Green Party view on the Local Development Framework can be found here. Worth a read!
Councillors Michael and Diane Hoy have submitted the following questions to Full Council on Wednesday: 1.2 From Cllr Mrs D Hoy:- Of the Leader of the Council Further to the question I asked at the meeting in June and the full answer I received could you please advise me:- (1) […]
The following motion has been submitted to next Thursday’s Full Council: The Proper Officer reports that, pursuant to Council Procedure Rule 13, the following Motion has been received from Cllrs M Hoy and Mrs D Hoy:- ‘Further to the consultation on the Allocations DPD Discussion and Consultation Document, which closed […]
.. according to their website, they have won yesterday’s district council by-election in Hullbridge by 198 votes. Hullbridge people don’t like the idea of hundreds of houses by Watery Lane, and they like Diane Hoy. The Green Party now become an official group on the District Council. Congratulations to Diane, […]
Hulbridge Green Councillor Michael Hoy has revamped his blog here. He writes: After 18 months of Mikes Musings we have decided a major revamp is in order. The name is now gone but the blog remains, renamed A Green Read. The idea is to widen the scope of the blog […]