Cheylesmore Conservatives have selected a candidate for the City Council elections taking place on May 22nd, following the decision of current Councillor, Kevin Foster, to stand down from the Council following the recent death of his Mother and him being selected as a Parliamentary Candidate in Torbay.
Earlsdon Councillor Allan Andrews has presented a petition on behalf of residents urging the City Council to lift parking restrictions in Arden Street.
Coventry Conservatives have welcomed a Council ‘u-turn’ which could see a new 50m pool developed to replace the existing pool at the Fairfax Street sports centre.
Senior Conservative Councillors have outlined their alternative budget for Coventry at a meeting of the City Council and have pledged to freeze Council Tax.
The Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, Councillor Allan Andrews, has welcomed the news that the Prime Minister David Cameron has committed to keeping the £150m a year Primary PE and Sport Premium until 2020. This means that between 2014 and 2020 primary schools in Coventry will receive around £5,006,304. This is part of the Government’s long-term economic plan, will secure the Olympic and Paralympic legacy, and will help to deliver the best schools for young people.
The Leader of Coventry Conservatives, Cllr John Blundell, has welcomed the news that pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds in Coventry have been allocated approximately £17 million for 2014/15 to help them achieve their full potential. This is good news for pupils and good news for their families.
Leading Conservative Councillors have welcomed figures that show a fall in unemployment across Coventry since 2010.
Conservative Councillor Allan Andrews, the Deputy Leader of Coventry Conservatives, has welcomed new figures that show the Government’s Start-Up Loans Scheme has helped 46 entrepreneurs in Coventry set up their own business. Across the country 10,000 Start-Up Loans have now been awarded, worth a total of £50million.
The Leader of the Conservative Group on Coventry City Council, Cllr John Blundell, has issued a statement in relation to the Ricoh Arena and Coventry City Football Club.
Earlsdon Ward Councillor, Allan Andrews, the Deputy Leader of the Conservative Group, is reassuring residents everything possible is being done to move on two groups of travellers who are illegally camped in the area.