Local News

David Parsons: Why I beat the drum putting Leicestershire First

I am very proud of the Conservative record in Leicestershire. Whilst the opposition parties led by Max Hunt and Simon Galton (I mention Max Hunt first, as it was he who bounced the Lib Dems into scraping together enough signatures for his motion to Council on the 18th April) are falling about themselves engineering political stunts, all this will achieve is to send out the wrong signals to those who view Leicestershire as a good place to do business.

Putting Leicestershire First

Whistlestop Tour of local industries by County Leader David Parsons "Putting Leicestershire First."   County Council leader David Parsons has been visiting three local and highly successful businesses in Leicestershire.

Could you be our first local Police and Crime Commissioner?

The first ever elections for Police and Crime Commissioners will be held on 15 November 2012.  Instead of bureaucratic, Whitehall-led control of the police we will see democratic accountability with the public having a real say over how their area is policed.

Conservative Policy Forming Events in Leicestershire

Venues and speakers are confirmed for three Leicestershire CPF events this spring and summer: in  Loughborough, Oadby and Ashby-de-la-Zouche.
13th April 7.30pm - Nicky Morgan MP is guest in Loughborough - RSVP 7 Apr 20127th July 7.30pm - Edward Garnier QC MP is guest in Oadby19th July 7.30pm - Andrew Bridgen MP in Ashby-de-la-Zouche   

Oadby Woodlands by-election win

Congratulations to Bhupendra Dave for the stunning result at Oadby Woodlands by-election on 16th February in Oadby & Wigston Borough. Conservative 454
LibDem 360
UKIP 151
Turnout 27.1% Conservative gain from LibDemThis brings the number of Conservative borough councillors upto 6 (LibDems have 20 borough councillors)

Leicestershire County Conservative Group launches new website

Thank you for your support at the last election. Because of you, David Cameron is the first Conservative Prime Minister in 13 years and the Government’s plans to build a strong economy and a big society are in full swing. Now, to help us communicate with you, we've launched this new local website.