Scott is continuing to fight for a fair deal for South Northants. Following a great result in the 2010 General elections Scott has continued to represent and fight for the residents of South Northamptonshire.
Scott fights the unnecessary County Council cuts. Scott continues to fight ludicrous cuts that leave accident blackspots permanently covered by Speed Cameras and leaves communities in darkness following the turning off of Speed Cameras and Street Lights.
Scott and Local Lib Dems are supporting Towcester Residents Unite(TRU) a non party camapign to prevent the relocation of South Northants Council's offices from there current location on Springfields to the new regeneration project on Moat Lane in Towcester. "Having attended the public meeting in the Town Hall and received many emails it is a disgrace that South Northants Council has failed to listen to residents concerns".
The announcement today of the latest round of Enterprise Zones has brought the great news that Northampton has been included in the latest list of areas to get funding and government support. <blockquote>”This is great news for Northampton, but its also great news for South Northants too. This success will enable more people to work [...]
“This has been a traumatic week. Traumatic for the nation; for police forces around the country; and above all for the innocent victims who have lost their homes, their livelihoods and even, in the most tragic cases, their lives. The images of burning buses, looted shops and wrecked homes will not fade quickly. But our [...]
Scott Collins, Parliamentary spokesman for South Northants lIberal Democrats, and Jane Hollis, Chair of the South Northants party, were amongst 50 members from across the East Midlands to meet Nick Clegg in a private meeting in Oadby. The meeting, part of a regular schedule of meeting across Britain where the Deputy Prime Minister, Nick Clegg, [...]
“In her article on the detention of child refugees, Natasha Walter asks: “If a locked centre is called ‘pre-departure accommodation’, does it cease to be detention?” (Britain is still no refuge for refugees, 28 July). The current practices with regard to children awaiting deportation cannot be – and s hould not be – in any [...]
The Liberal Democrat Official Opposition Spokesman for Finance at Northamptonshire County Council, Cllr Chris Stanbra, has today exposed the cost the new PFI deal for street lights. Cllr Stanbra has revealed that the annual cost of the PFI is 48% higher than the current street light budget, but there will be 20,000 fewer streetlights than [...]
Yesterday I joined 100 (Evening Telegraphs figures) local people from Kettering, Corby and Northampton in a march around Kettering to highlight and protest against the turning off of street lights across Kettering and the wider county by the misguided Conservative administration in county hall. Watch the video here The walk was attended by campaigners determined [...]