Lewes District Councillors

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ACTION ON RECYCLING FROM LEWES CONSERVATIVES

A report just published reveals that while some political parties on Lewes District Council are busy drafting strategic documents on sustainability, it is the Conservatives who inspire decisive action on green issues in an effort to reduce, reuse and recycle.

COUNCIL DISMISSES ALL OTHER OPTIONS OVER AFFORDABLE HOUSING

The views of backbench councillors have been completely ignored by the council's Cabinet which refused to look at any other suggestions for more efficient provision of affordable housing in Lewes district at its meeting yesterday [11 June].

COUNCIL REFUSES TO ACKNOWLEDGE MILLIONS RECEIVED IN COVID SUPPORT

Our local council has been blasted for failing to acknowledge millions of pounds received from Government to support local businesses, self-employed workers, the unemployed, charities, other organisations and those in need during the Covid pandemic.

COUNCIL ASKED TO LOOK AT SUPPORT FOR ALL SPORT AND LEISURE PROVIDERS

An East Sussex  council is being urged to investigate additional support to ensure the viability of all sports clubs and leisure facilities across the Lewes district, recognising the extreme pressure faced by organisations in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic.

ENORMOUS GRATITUDE PAID TO HARD-WORKING COUNCIL STAFF

Using the first public opportunity to praise the work of Lewes District Council workers, the Conservative opposition group on the council paid tribute to the enormous effort put in by all the authority’s staff during the current Covid-19 crisis.

CALL TO HELP THOSE IN NEED

A call for a blanket ban on all residents needing to pay their council tax has been challenged by a council’s opposition who say that it is those in need who should be targeted in these unprecedented times.