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Councillor hits out at office to housing conversion policy

by martingosscolchesterppc on 9 October, 2019

Changes in the planning laws which allow office blocks to be converted into flats without planning permission need to be scrapped, and for planning permission to be required which was the case until a few years ago. That is the opinion of leading Colchester Councillor Martin Goss who is also the Liberal Democrat Prospective Parliamentary […]

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Tories starve East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust of £6,348,130  The Liberal Democrats have slammed the Tories as “heartless” for starving the NHS of vital cash after revealing East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust   paid  £6,348,130 in interest on outstanding debt over the last five years. Former Liberal Democrat leader, Tim Farron, warned taxpayers money […]

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Tory County Council capitulate over Library closures.

by martingosscolchesterppc on 15 July, 2019

Martin Goss as Parliamentary Candidate ran a campaign collecting petition signatures against the Prettygate Library proposed closure and many hundreds of residents responded. We await the details of the proposals from Essex County Council about what keeping the libraries open actually means in reality. It still seems unbelievable that the second most busy library from […]

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Persimmon Homes  – Martin Goss accuses Persimmon Homes of poor standards and putting profits before customers. The Liberal Democrat Prospective MP for Colchester, Martin Goss has today called for a complete and transparent “open book” exercise for the Cowdray Avenue site in Colchester where Persimmon Homes claim they cannot build affordable homes. Martin said: “This follows […]

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