A 'Coalition of Losers' (a name coined by themselves – not me!) has been formed to run Cornwall Council between the Lib Dem group, led by Cllr Paynter, and the Independent Group, led by Cllr Andrew Mitchell.
The Conservative group on Cornwall Council has welcomed the announcement by the new Liberal Democrat led administration that the bid for Truro to be the European City of Culture in 2023 has been dropped.
Phil Seeva: “It is unfortunate that the Independent Group of Cornwall Councillors is unable to reach an agreement with us to form an administration to run Cornwall Council for the good of the people of Cornwall.
At today’s AGM, Cornwall Councillor for Menheniot, Phil Seeva, has been chosen unopposed as leader for the Conservative Group on Cornwall Council. Phil, 47, is a public relations consultant and lives at Liskeard, where he is a former town Mayor.
Starting in Marazion on 27 April Derek Thomas was adopted as the Parliamentary Candidate for St Ives & The Isles of Scilly followed by the adoption of Steve Double for St Austell & Newquay, Scott Mann for North Cornwall and George Eustice for Camborne & Redruth on April 28th with Sher
Steve Double, Member of Parliament for St Austell and Newquay, has today, in his capacity of Chairman for the Protect Our Waves All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG), urged the Environment Agency to use tighter legal limits on combined sewage overflows.