This evening I questioned the Secretary of State for Health on why gyms have been forced to close in Halton, while they have been allowed to remain open in the other Tier 3 area, Lancashire. I demanded that he allow the re-opening of our gyms as there is no evidence to support their closure. Yet again my question was not answered adequately, you can watch the exchange below. I will continue to pursue this.
Local Government Finance Settlement – Halton
Derek has this week written to the Chancellor of the Exchequer, in support of the Leader of Halton Borough Council, Cllr Rob Polhill’s, call for a fair pay rise for council workers to be fully funded by central government and calling on the Chancellor to use the Local Government Finance Settlement next week to begin […]
Halton Rapid Testing & COVID Update Statement Question
14/12/20 This morning I visited Ditton Community Centre in Widnes to be tested for Covid -19 as mass community testing was finally rolled out to Halton. I found it to be very efficient, it took 10 minutes and I had the results 30 minutes later – my result was negative. As many of you know […]
Halton’s NHS Services
Today I have had urgent conversations with both the Chief Officers of Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) and Warrington & Halton Hospitals NHS Trust regarding the ‘My Choice Scheme’ at Warrington & Halton Hospitals. I am pleased to note that the scheme has currently been paused. I have submitted a series of questions to both […]