It has been my honour and privilege to serve the constituents of Marple South and High Lane ward as their Councillor on Stockport Council for the past 4 years, the last year of which has been as in Independent Councillor. I have submitted my nomination papers to stand for election on 2nd May 2019 in the hope that the constituents will vote for me for another 4 years.
I have thoroughly enjoyed being your Councillor and the time has flown in. In that four year period I have worked tirelessly for your area. I work with many community groups and have a track record of actually getting things done instead of just putting them on a leaflet including but not limited to -
In my short time in politics, I have seen how divisive it has become with your representatives often putting their political party interests in front of the interests of those they are meant to serve - YOU.
So, I am standing as an Independent Cllr, the only candidate who is answerable directly to you and not to a Political Party group leader. If elected, I will -
More details on all of these can be found on this website in due course.
Thank you for taking the time to read this and may I take this opportunity to wish all candidates well in the election.
Cllr Blair's latest leaflet, Independent Voice for Spring 2019 has been published. It will be delivered over the next couple of weeks, providing you an update on some of the work Cllr Blair has been doing on behalf of the constituents of Marple South and High Lane Ward. A electronic copy can be found under the Leaflets pages on this website.
After residents contacted me about damage to the road surface on Windlehurst Road, I am very pleased to say that the Council have finally repaired it. Residents had reported it to the Council over 12 months ago but nothing had been done. After I contacted Officers, the pothole was rectified. I await the claim for credit appearing on someone else's leaflets soon. #actionsnotwords
Last night I asked the Leader of SMBC about the political choice of having a 19 year GMSF plan, whereby greenbelt land is needed to be released, instead of a 15 year plan or even a 17 year plan where no greenbelt would need to released. The link is below -
After residents contacted me regarding the pothole in the picture below on the A6, I contacted Officers to get it resolved. I have been advised that they have issued a “cat 1 make safe” for the defect and it was to be made safe yesterday morning. I am awaiting confirmation that this has been done and will update as and when I hear it has been done.