We know we need to attract jobs to Stockton but well paid skilled jobs for our people. We need to maintain weekly bin collections and clean streets; we need to protect our elderly and support children in need; we need to fight for the best possible hospital and community health facilities; and we need to maintain our parks, open spaces and leisure facilities.
We have suffered huge cuts from central government – around 1000 council employees have lost their jobs – but Labour is determined to fight for the resources we need to maintain services and build our area up.
Only Labour councillors will deliver the services you want and work in partnership with you and your community. We will listen to you and deliver what you want and need. Please vote Labour on 7th May.
Bob Cook and Eileen Johnson
As your councillors
- We believe that local residents want to be kept informed about things in their local area and we’ll continue to publish and deliver our regular newsletter to make sure they are.
- We will be visible in the area and hold regular surgeries in different areas to help residents and discuss local issues.
- We will work with local residents’ groups, attend them regularly, take up the issues raised and report back on our findings.
- We will consult with the people affected by any new developments in their area and make sure their views are properly represented.
- We will be your voices on Stockton Borough Council, speaking up for you, ensuring our area and people get the services they need and that they’re good value for money.
Bob Cook is married to Sandra and they have two adult daughters and two grandchildren and they have lived in Norton for the last 36 years. Bob was first elected as a councillor in 1987 to Stockton District Council for a four-year term and during the last year he chaired the Leisure Services Committee. Then he had a two-year break and then stood in the 1993 Cleveland County Council elections and was elected to serve the residents Old County ward of Blue Hall in Norton. When it was decided to have a unitary council for the Borough of Stockton in 1995 he was elected to the Norton Ward. Bob is proud and privileged to have again been elected to represent the residents of Norton South in the May 2011 local elections.
He was the Cabinet Member for Regeneration and Transport from 2000 until he was elected as Leader of the Council in May 2011. He is also Group Leader of the Stockton Labour Group. he worked in the Chemical Industry at Billingham for thirty one years before taking up the post of Agent/Office Manager for Alex Cunningham, PPC for Stockton North.
Eileen Johnson is married to David and has a son, a daughter and three grandchildren. She has wide experience both as a councillor and helping people in the community as a caseworker.
She cares about our area and hopes her skills and experience will help make life better for local people, she will work hard to maintain and improve services that help the most vulnerable in our community.
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