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Leader announces new faces in team

Woking Borough Council’s new Executive is ready for business as leader David Bittleston promises his administration will “talk less, listen more and explain better” at last night’s Council meeting.

The new Executive members are:

No ID, no vote for electors in Woking

Voters across Woking Borough will need to show photographic identification before they can vote in person, at the polling station, at the local election on Thursday (3 May 2018).

Voters who do not produce valid identification will not be allowed to vote.

Jonathan Lord re-elected

Woking Conservatives is delighted that Jonathan Lord, MP for Woking for the past seven years, was re-elected on June 8 with a majority of just under 17,000 and 54% of the vote. This represents an increase of more than 10,000 votes and an extra four percent since he was first elected in 2010.

General Election hustings

The only 'open' hustings, with all Woking candidates present/invited and the general public all invited too, arranged is by the Woking News and Mail, details as follows:

Thursday 1st June, at the HG Wells centre, starting at 7.30pm and expected to conclude by 9.30pm.

Council leader unveils ambitious plans for future of Woking

Following his re-election as Leader of Woking Borough Council, Cllr John Kingsbury gave a speech in which he stressed Conservatives’ commitment to invest in the future of Woking, transform Woking town centre and deliver affordable housing, as well as other key priorities for 2016/7.