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Elections

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THIS will be an incredibly busy political year. Around the world, there will be over 40 national elections. The General Election in the United Kingfon is expected later this year. Closer to home, there will be local elections in Harlow on Thursday May 2nd when…

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FOR those residents who have yet to respond to the consultation to change to whole council elections every 4 years, I urge you to do so before the closing date of 5pm Monday 18 September – today. It is a consultation in the loosest sense…

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Dear Editor, IT is shocking, but perhaps unsurprising, to see devious tactics employed by Harlow Council’s Conservative administration as they seek to influence the outcome of the public consultation on changing the Harlow voting system. If you first look on the Council’s website there in…

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THE RULING Conservative group will tonight (Thursday) propose a motion for local elections in Harlow to happen every four years. At present they are by thirds. Three years in a row and then a rest year Here is the motion that will be heard next…

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EAST Herts Council has declared the results of the local elections that took place across the district on Thursday, 4 May.  The political make-up of the council is now: •    19 Green  •    16 Conservative•    10 Liberal Democrat•    5 Labour With no party achieving a…

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Dear Editor, AS leader of the Harlow Alliance Party, I would like to thank the hundreds of residents who voted for the Alliance Party last Thursday. This despite the limited resources available to the Party when compared to the two main Parties. It is quite…

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Dear Editor,I would like to thank the people of Great Parndon and Katherine’s for voting to re elect me to serve them for another term on Harlow Council. I will do my best for local people and am always contactable for all. Thank you for…

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THESE are our final thoughts on the Harlow District Council elections of 2023. This is very much a personal reflection on events over the last month as well as looking to the next eighteen months and the next round of district elections as well as…

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THE Harlow Conservatives have sincerely thanked Harlow residents for trusting them to continue running Harlow Council.  Commenting on their victories last night, the Harlow Conservatives said: “We are sincerely grateful to every resident who came out and supported us to run Harlow Council for the…

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Dear Editor, I WOULD like to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the voters of Bush Fair, my fellow councillors and the volunteers of the Harlow Labour Party for our victory on May 4th. I have been returned with a…

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Dear Editor, I AM thrilled to have been elected as a Harlow District Councillor in yesterday’s (4th May 2023) elections to represent Mark Hall ward for the next year.  I would like to thank every resident who took their time out of their day to…

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THE LEADER of Harlow Labour was also in positive mood following the local election results. Councillor Chris Vince also took the opportunity to thank voters. Cllr Vince said: “A big thank you to everyone who came out to vote for Labour across Harlow on Thursday.…

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THE CONSERVATIVES have retained control of Harlow Council. Both sides were claiming victory as the Conservatives gained a seat in Staple Tye but Labour said they had the bigger share of the vote. Either way, the Conservatives will run the council for another year. Due…

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IT is somewhat fitting that our final interview is with Harlow Council leader Russell Perrin. We wanted to get his view on how he feels the last year has gone for the Conservatives in administration and if they are returned, then what his plans are…

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THE leader of the Harlow Alliance Party has told YH that the only impact the local Tories are having is in the amount of litter caused by their leaflets. Nicholas Taylor (pictured on Fir Park below)said: “It is interesting to note that only one Conservative…

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THE LEADER of Harlow Labour has asked residents to reflect on the last thirteen years of Conservative government. Councillor Chris Vince said: “Voters are asking themselves: after 13 years of the Conservatives I feel better off? Are my public services better? Are our streets safer?…