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There was uproar in the Conservative ranks at Poole Council’s annual budget meeting this evening as Poole People Leader’s, Mark Howell, pointed out the dangers of a Conservative majority in the new merged council, in the the event merger is approved by the Secretary of State.
Once again the ill-considered actions of Poole's Conservative administration have attracted national attention: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/Tourists-using-gardens-Sandban… Poole People and Lib Dem councillors opposed these toilet closures vigorously because of the detrimental effects that were bound to result. The Conservatives pushed the proposals through, however.
Poole Council yesterday (24th January 2017) voted 27 votes to 12 to extinguish itself and merge with Bournemouth and Christchurch. All Conservatives present voted to merge. All opposition councillors (Lib Dem, Poole People, UKIP and independent) voted against. The three Conservatives who we suspect were not prepared to vote for merger (Cllrs Atkinson, Butt and Pawlowski) did not attend the…
Poole People councillors will be voting against the proposed merger between Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole councils at the Full Council meeting later this month. The Poole People party recognises that the success of the area in the future depends on creating a vibrant economy across the conurbation and that a merged council could give the area more leverage with government…