Bob & Eileen working hard for you in Norton South

Dear Resident

We are delighted to have been selected as your Labour candidates for Norton South in May’s Council elections, and we hope that you will vote for us so that we can continue to represent your interests on the Council.

These are difficult days for our community. Due to Tory cuts, we are seeing our Council forced to make cuts to its services; and our region unfairly hit by austerity.

That’s why we need a strong Labour Council dedicated to maintaining the best possible services and putting forward a positive vision and agenda for the entire Stockton-on-Tees Borough; that puts the wellbeing of our children and older people first; and defends you against Tory cuts.

Over the last four years Norton South has seen great change with the new houses at Norton Park nearing completion, and with the house building started on the former Sarek Joinery site, we have seen the area improved tremendously. Much more still needs to be done and Bob and Eileen will be your voice in tough times and make things happen

Please vote for us on 2nd May—thank you.

Bob Cook and Eileen Johnson

Our Achievements

  • Secured a Community Bus for Albany following the discontinuation of the privately-owned buss service;
  • Used our community budget to respond to requests for environmental improvements including trees, litter and dog bins and signage, verge treatments and parking bays across Norton South—including disabled parking bays;
  • Requested improvements to pavements and roads, including resurfacing and repainting of white lines;
  • Carried out speed surveys where they have been requested by local residents, and secured the installation of speed indicators.

Our Pledges

  • To be available to local people with a dedicated phone line and regular surgeries for one-to-one meetings;
  • Continue to keep residents informed of our work through delivery of our regular newsletter, Doorstep;
  • Press for more police and enforcement activity in the area to tackle and deter anti-social behaviour;
  • Use our community budget on issues that’s matter to local people—and make sure your voices are heard on how it should be spent;
  • To ensure local people’s views are heard in any planning matter affecting the ward;
  • Continue to be strong advocates for Norton South and its residents

Bob Cook

Bob is married to Sandra. They have two daughters and four grandchildren. Bob has lived in Norton for over forty years and has represented the area since 1995. He is currently Leader of the Council and is proud to have again been selected as a Labour candidate. 

Bob, together with all the Labour Councillors has promised to do everything possible to protect vulnerable children and adults in our area, despite massive year on year government grant reductions. He pledges to continue to work hard for all the residents of Norton South if re-elected.

Eileen Johnson

Eileen has a son, a daughter and three  grand-children.  Eileen has a wide experience both as a councillor and previously as a caseworker to three MPs.  She is delighted to have once again been selected to stand as a Labour candidate to represent residents of Norton South. 

Eileen loves meeting and talking to people and this year she was privileged to be the Mayor of Stockton on Tees, representing the Borough and raising money for local charities. If re-elected in may, Eileen will continue to work hard on your behalf.

Please Vote for us on 2nd May 2019

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