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    David Burbage MBE was Leader of the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council from 2007-2016. This blog : Promoted by Geoff Hill on behalf of David Burbage and all other Windsor and Maidenhead Conservative candidates, all of 2 Castle End Farm, Ruscombe, Berkshire RG10 9XQ
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Hectic week

Posted by davidburbage on August 1, 2007

The last week has been a bit of a busy one. We lost the Fire Authority vote last week despite some vociferous lobbying. I think that there are people who are tired of the protests from Windsor and just wanted to move things along – we’re looking at all options going forward.

Car park income is down and this has created a hole in the budget. The causes are varied but basically consist of over-optimistic budgeting, people parking on the yellow lines, a general drift in actual numbers and the combination of these means the Council’s budget is running a bit short.

Good news – we have passed the Forces Housing change, we have authorised the free Windsor Parking, we have strengthened planning enforcement – all 3 manifesto commitments.


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