Search for "heather mack"
18 results found
Council budget passes with opposition amendments but councillors clash
The budget was slammed by the Greens as 'flawed' but praised by the mayor as a 'considerable achievement' at a time when the local authority's finances are in a precarious position.
This week in Bristol: Calls for south Bristol liveable neighbourhood
The population in BS3 is expected to soar as new homes are built, prompting calls for the city’s second liveable neighbourhood scheme to be brought in south of the river.
Construction errors delay Lockleaze’s factory-built homes, leaving buyers in the lurch
Modular homes at Legal & General's Bonnington site have been hit by six-month delays in completion, after a 'serious mistake' meant brick walls had to be dismantled.
Work underway to build new committee system after referendum vote to scrap mayor
A group of councillors from different parties is being set up to design the new system coming into force in 2024.
Bristol votes to scrap its mayor in move to give councillors more power
Just 10 years after voting to bring in a directly elected mayor, the role will now be scrapped and replaced with a committee system.
Council budget approved with Conservative backing of Labour mayor’s spending plans
The initial budget plans failed to get cross party support in February. Some opposition amendments have now been added.
Budget now set to be approved despite criticism Rees has ‘disregarded’ will of councillors
The budget is expected to be approved with Conservative backing after Rees incorporated several of their proposals.
Mayor to consider alternative budget after changes win support from councillors
After four Green amendments on parking fees, reopening public toilets and cutting the mayor's office budget won support from councillors, they said it was disappointing that the mayor is even considering ignoring them.
Opposition parties target Mayor’s Office and council PR spending in push to amend budget proposals
The voting on how to balance the council’s budget next week looks set to resurface tensions between Mayor Marvin Rees and opposition councillors ahead of May’s referendum on the city’s political system.
Budget cut proposals face criticism ahead of crucial council vote
Opposition councillors have responded to the Labour administration's plans to fill a £19m hole in the city’s finances. After last year’s election results, the mayor needs cross party support to get his budget approved.
Mayor Rees re-appoints key positions amid calls for rainbow cabinet
After the Greens more than doubled their number of councillors, there has been speculation about whether the newly re-elected Labour mayor will appoint councillors from other parties to his cabinet.