Council Leader's Blog

Engaging with our communities

I am opening our first Area Forum tonight in Bathavon North to help us give people a bigger say and deliver for local residents, where I hope to meet as many people as possible to address areas of local concern. Area Forums are made up of Bath & North East Somerset elected members, parish councils, local groups and residents. They are a great way for residents to raise concerns not...[read more]

Tuesday, 03 September 2019

Tackling the climate emergency

I was honoured on 11th July to underline our commitment to transport, housing, the climate emergency and listening to residents in speech to the first public meeting of the new cabinet. I explained that we want to give people a voice and be open and transparent, so we are changing the culture of the decision making process. Not only have we created a specific cabinet portfolio for tackling the...[read more]

Thursday, 01 August 2019

Delivering for residents

Following the elections on the 2nd of May, I am proud to have been appointed Leader by Full Council. One of our key aims is to promote openness and transparency, and so I will be writing a regular blog to let everyone know what I’ve been doing. The role of Council Leader is an important one and I want to use my time wisely, focusing on delivering our ambitions and also making sure I listen to...[read more]

Wednesday, 10 July 2019