In a hard-hitting article published by the Local Government Chronicle, Leicestershire County Council leader Nick Rushton explains why he thinks reorganisation of government should not stop just at the local level.
Despite a strong showing from new UKIP party candidates, the Conservatives are pleased to remain in control of Leicestershire County Council. Although their majority has been cut to 5, this is a "good working majority" according to leader, Nick Rushton.
11.30am. The launch of the Conservative Group Manifesto for the forthcoming County Council elections on 2 May 2013 was held with guests Emma McClarkin MEP and Rt Hon Andrew Robathan MP, Minister of State for the Armed Forces ...
Today the nation was told of the death of Baroness Margaret Thatcher at the age of 87. As a mark of respect the Leicestershire County Council Conservative candidates have been asked to cease campaigning.
Leader of LCC Nick Rushton welcomes a letter by chief officers is to be sent to Battram residents keeping them up to date on what the County Council is doing to ensure the speedy removal of the illegal encampments on County Council land in Battram.
Following yesterday's launch of the Lib Dem manifesto for the forthcoming County Council elections, Kevin Feltham condemns it as being light on detail and big on vague, empty rhetoric and unfounded promises.
Nick Rushton visited Melton Mowbray during the morning on Tuesday 26 February 2013 as one of the ongoing Meet the Leader events, where he meets with residents and business owners to hear their concerns.
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