Coventry Conservatives are saddened to learn of the untimely death of Cllr Phil Townshend, the Deputy Leader of Coventry City Council. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family, friends and colleagues at this sad time.
The Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, Councillor Allan Andrews, has welcomed new figures showing that 260 people in Coventry have been helped off benefits and supported to start their own business thanks to the Government’s New Enterprise Allowance scheme.
Currently a consultation exercise is being done by Coventry City Council with regard to joining Birmingham, Solihull and the Black Country in a Combined Authority (CA). However, no other options are being offered and this is where the consultation is fundamentally flawed.
So what are the real alternatives and the arrangements to support them?
Earlsdon Ward Councillor Allan Andrews has called on Coventry City Council to better protect public land from illegal traveller incursions.
Coventry Conservatives have welcomed Mark Taylor, formerly Chairman of Coventry UKIP, to the Conservative Party.
The Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, Councillor Allan Andrews (Earlsdon Ward) has welcomed new figures showing 6,347 fewer people in Coventry claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 - a 58 per cent drop. This means more people in work, with the security of a good job and a regular pay packet so they can provide for themselves and their families.
Coventry Conservatives have welcomed new figures showing 6591 fewer people in the City claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance compared to 2010 – a drop of more than 50%. This means more people in work, with the self-respect and security of a good job and a regular pay packet.
Newly elected MEP for Coventry, Dan Dalton and Coventry South Parliamentary candidate Gary Ridley, will be visiting Wasps RFC and Warwick Sports this Monday to discuss ways in which the two organisations can help to get young people involved in the community. Mr Dalton, a former county cricketer, passionately believes that sport has a key role in helping young people to develop self-confidence, to get more involved in the community and to live healthier lives.
Gary Ridley, Parvez Akhtar and Michelle Lowe have welcomed the announcement of additional funding to support businesses and infrastructure in Coventry – helping to create jobs and support businesses.
A campaign led by Earlsdon Ward Councillor, Ken Taylor, has been launched in an effort to save the Earlsdon library from possible closure.