Oh how quickly our world has changed. In my previous blog, written at the start of March, I encouraged readers to tune into borough council meetings on Youtube so that they could see what was being discussed in these public meetings.
The Hounslow Council Conservative group has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement of additional funds to promote walking and cycling as we all adapt to living with COVID-19. Following the government’s announcement, the group has issued its own policy statement on walking and cycling (text b
I’ve written before of the decision the Conservative Group on Hounslow council – nine councillors in Chiswick and one in Feltham North – to act as critical friends in private during the Covid-19 crisis.
Friday 1 st May: In many respects councillor work outside of meetings continues much as normal, at least on the surface. I follow up with a council tenant who has been without her boiler since the beginning of the month.
As someone designated by the NHS as a “shielded” candidate I've found it difficult to adjust to the related restrictions. As a distraction both my garden and allotment are now in pristine condition. The weather has been quite remarkable too.
The Easter holidays are over, and schools are back (online at least) for the summer term. Parliament has returned from recess to continue to uphold its constitutional functions that have remained unbroken since the time of the Black Death in 1349.