Tuesday, 24 May 2011

Labour and Green Party join forces on City Council

The Labour and the Green Party have entered into a joint administrative arrangement to run the Cabinet of Lancaster City Council. 

In a joint statement Councillor Eileen Blamire (newly elected Leader of the City Council) and Councillor Jon Barry (Leader of the Green Party on Lancaster City Council) said:

“We will be working in partnership for a strong Council that maintains frontline services for the people of the Lancaster District and to protect the vulnerable.

“Together we share a number of common principles for the Council including a determination to keep our streets clean and safe, to reduce energy costs and increase income, and to work with Partners to make efficiencies and to strengthen our District in tough times.  We will be working on a list of policy priorities throughout the summer

“We live in a beautiful area and are determined to protect it.”

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