Monthly Archives: February 2012

Occupy LSX Movement: Finally Moved On

Finally the Occupy LSX movement have been moved on and not before time. This camp has blighted St. Paul’s and the area around it for the last 4 months. Police have been in position 24/7 at considerable cost to the … Continue reading

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Council Tax Cut 2.1% Whilst Investment in Front Line Services Increases by 8%!

I am thrilled to be leading just a handful of councils across the country who are delivering a council tax cut to residents. At last night’s budget meeting, I announced that as of April this year, Brentwood’s Council Tax bills will be reduced … Continue reading

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Budget 2012/13: Investing in Brentwood

It’s a busy time of year for Councils up and down the country as they set their budgets for 2012/13. Brentwood’s meeting takes place next Tuesday when I will be presenting full details of our plans for next year. These … Continue reading

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Parking Consultation Launched: Have Your Say!

Last year, we carried out a review of parking across the Borough. The aim was to look at the cost and provision of parking facilities and to ensure that they are both fair and consistent. The Council is not looking … Continue reading

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Audit Findings Show Brentwood Council is Delivering Value for Money

On Monday, the Audit Panel met to receive the findings of the 2010/2011 Audit. Whilst late in receiving the final verdict, I am pleased to say that the findings are further proof of the improvements which have been made to … Continue reading

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Brentwood Borough Council and Essex County Council to no longer share a CEO

Today we have announced the decision to no longer share a Chief Executive Officer with Essex County Council. The arrangements were the first of their kind in the country and have been hugely successful. Since 2007, the move to share … Continue reading

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