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On the 7th May voters in the constituency re-elected Crispin Blunt as their Member of Parliament, increasing his majority in the process. At the same time thay also elected a highly experienced and competent team of local Conservative councillors, who will continue their work to improve the lives of the people of Reigate & Banstead.
Reigate, Redhill and Banstead's Conservatives have unveiled their team of candidates for the local elections on 22nd May, seeking to represent local residents on Reigate & Banstead Borough Council. A total of 9 existing councillors are seeking re-election, with 3 new candidates seeking to achieve election.
At Full Council meeting last Thursday evening (10th April) Conservative Council Leader Mrs Joan Spiers announced her intention to step down as Leader of the Council at the end of the municipal year at the 12th June Council meeting.
A new Chairman and officer team was elected at our Annual Meeting, held last Friday (28th March).
At our Annual Meeting held last Friday (28th March) Reigate & Banstead’s local Conservative party elected a new Chairman, Julian Ellacott, and officers.
Following a ballot of all local Conservative Party members, Crispin Blunt MP has been reselected as the Conservative candidate for the 2015 General Election. This followed an earlier vote of the local Executive which declined to reselect him automatically.
Following the news that the proposed merger between Epsom Hospital and Ashford and St Peter's Hospital Trust will not now go ahead, Crispin Blunt, MP for Reigate, called for a review not poisoned by party politics around particular buildings
To protect our economic security, we are taking the difficult decisions to live within our means and bring our debts down. The public spending plans set out today will mean that we will reach a surplus of £10.1 billion in 2019/20 – that’s higher than was forecast at the Budget and means Britain will be out of the red and into the black.
To protect our national security, we are defending our country’s interests abroad and keeping our citizens safe at home.
There will be no cuts in the police budget with real terms protection for police funding and we will deliver on our commitment to spend 2 per cent of our national income on defence.