Shropshire Council’s Local Plan review consultation closes on the 8th of February. It is important that as many people as possible respond. If you want sites added or removed from the… Read More »Local Plan Review Consultation deadline fast approaching
Shropshire Council is the top tier local authority for Shropshire. Shropshire Council is run by the Conservatives and has been since Shropshire Council was formed as a unitary authority in 2009. The Liberal Democrats are the largest opposition group on Shropshire Council. There are 74 councillors elected onto the council who represent 63 electoral divisions.
Since the Conservatives took charge of the new Unitary Authority for Shropshire they have been plagued by scandal, waste and incompetence. They have made huge cuts to local services, developed a huge black-hole in their finances and have no credible plan to find a sustainable solution to their financial problems. The Conservatives have come up with several failed initiatives to generate revenue IP&E and spending £52m to buy shopping centres to name but two. During this time they have had a Leader resign in the face of a scandal.
David was elected onto West Felton Parish Council in May 2017. He also stood for Whittington Division on Shropshire Council in May 2017, coming 2nd with 26% of the vote despite being new to the area and a relative unknown.
David was previously a Shropshire County Councillor for Bridgnorth Rural Division. David was also a Town & District Councillor for Bridgnorth Morfe Ward.
David Walker works as a Civil Engineering Surveyor and as an IT / Network administrator for a Shropshire Planning Consultancy.
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Shropshire Map – split into constituencies and divisions
Last Tuesday West Felton Parish Council agreed to upgrade their remaining street lights to LED street lights. I am grateful that colleagues supported my proposition to carry out the upgrades.… Read More »LED street lights on the way for West Felton
Like many who saw the headline in the Shropshire Star last Thursday, I was shocked and appalled. Shocked by the scale of the percentage pay rise of nearly 50% and… Read More »Shropshire Council Chief pay rise of almost 50%
The state of the roads and the growing pothole problem has once again been featured by the national and local media. For decades Shropshire has had a reputation for poor… Read More »Growing traffic & pothole problems vs £5m cuts in roads
Owing to having too much money in balances at West Felton Parish Council, the need for a proper financial plan was raised by another member. This appeared on the August… Read More »LED Street Lights in West Felton [updated] [updated] [updated]
Reading this article in the Advertiser I was staggered on two levels. First, that Shropshire Council is thinking of spending £50k on an automated bollard when that money may be… Read More »Bollards! Confused Leadership or Confused thinking?