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Chorley Council Conservative Group announce new leader

The Conservative Group on Chorley Council have selected their new leader replacing Cllr Peter Goldsworthy who has decided to stand down from the role.   Cllr Greg Morgan (Clayton and Whittle Ward) takes over while Cllr Paul Leadbetter (Chisnall Ward) becomes his deputy.

Traders chat with top Tories at Chorley covered market

Chorley traders put their views to the heart of government today after a visit from a top politician. Justice Secretary and Cabinet Minister, The Rt Hon. Chris Grayling MP, joined prospective Conservative MP for Chorley, Rob Loughenbury, at Chorley's covered market. Conservative activists were on hand, listening to voters ahead of the Lancashire County Council elections scheduled for Thursday 2nd May.

Lancashire County boost with Superfast Broadband

Lancashire is set to become one of the first areas in the country to benefit from the Conservative-led governments plans to introduce superfast broadband, and plans are being developed to introduce into many areas by the end of 2014.

We are on the lookout for talented future council candidates

We are looking for Chorley residents interested in becoming a candidate in next years Chorley Borough Council elections. Applicants may not already be known to Chorley Conservatives, so this is a great opportunity to take the first step.

Budget Special newspaper

Our Conservative Party has produced an excellent newspaper outlining the main features of this weeks budget.  We've put a copy on this website.

The Budget - Rob Loughenbury says budget will help businesses create jobs

Commenting on todays budget, Chorley's Conservative Parliamentary Candidate Rob Loughenbury said"  It was trailed as the 'boring budget', but we heard about significant policies that will make life easier for working people on finite incomes and help businesses to create jobs."
 
He outlines his top five budget highlights.

Lancashire County Council elections

Chorley Conservatives have confirmed their candidates for this years Lancashire County Council elections.  The Party will be contesting all Divisions.

Conservative Future members help campaign for elections

Fifteen members of Conservative Future today came to Chorley to help campaign for the Lancashire County Council elections.  They also came to give support to their new Chorley Conservative Branch.   Also joining them were local members and candidates supporting their campaigns.

Chorley Council - opportunity to cut Council Tax missed

Labour Councillors on Chorley council used their majority to defeat a Conservative amendment to the Councils budget for next year. As a consequence hard pressed families will not see a much needed reduction in their council tax bills but will instead be forced to pay extra for borrowed money.Conservative leader Councillor Peter Goldsworthy stated that the decision by Labour not to cut tax but instead to borrow an extra £2millon pounds was a bad day for Chorley Tax payers already struggling with increases in the coast of living.