I’m proud to live in the Best Ward in Peterborough and the Best City in the UK and I’m committed to keeping it that way and promoting both. I hope you agree and will consider supporting me with your vote again next year.
The huge financial pressures left to us by the last government are huge and will result in cuts. I totally recognise these will be unpopular and I promise that I will listen and consider your views carefully throughout the budget process. We as councillors, irrespective of our political allegiances, must work in unprecedented territory to produce a balanced budget while remembering that for every pound taken out of any proposed cut, a pound must be found elsewhere and must be sustainable year on year. I hope no party shirks its responsibility and chooses to just irresponsibly oppose every suggestion without suggesting a fully costed alternative………that’s the easy way out. We can’t spend what we haven’t got, that is what got us into this mess in the first place. We owe it to the citizens of Peterborough.