Day With Traffic Wardens

As part of my councillor responsibilities I am the Health & Safety champion for the council. H&S is responsibility of everyone and ultimate responsibility lies with the Managing Director. My role as H&S Champion is to keep an eye on the culture within the organisation and to make sure sufficient resources are being deployed. Health […]

Hospital Overloaded

We have a housing plan but what about a matching hospital plan? I’m pleased to see Worcester News are giving a weekly update on the performance of Worcester’s hospital. I have nothing but admiration for all the doctors, nurses and all the other staff for their hard work and dedication providing hospital services in very […]

Political Parties Come Together To Set Unanimous Budget

The City Council has just set its annual budget. Remarkably, the budget was agreed unanimously by all the councillors present on a cross-party basis. I’m proud to have played my part in working with the other parties to help build a consensus on what is important for Worcester. Key highlight for me is our commitment […]

Report Back From Latest PACT meeting (January 2020)

I’d like to share with you the latest crime stats as reported in last month’s Partners And Communities Together (PACT) meeting. From 19th September to 28th January there were: • four burglaries, • five acts of criminal damage, • five vehicle crimes, • thirteen road traffic accidents, • three thefts from sheds / outside stores […]

School Drop-off Mayhem

Early start this morning talking to BBC Hereford and Worcester radio about how we can tackle the car chaos outside many of our schools. For future notifications of my blog please like and follow my councillor facebook page:

Building Bridges

Roughly two years ago the Conservatives came up with an idea to look into the feasibility of building a new cycling and footbridge over the river between St Clements and Gheluvelt Park. The scheme will not be cheap – it is now estimated to cost £9 million. It’s turned into a bit of a political […]

Enjoy the BBC comedy W1A?

Just been to the Place and Economic Development meeting a sub-committee of Policy and Resources committee on Worcester City Council. Switched off reading yet? If you are still reading after that long committee title – thank you. I go to these meetings so you don’t need to! At times these committee meetings feel like the […]