Category Archive: susansays

Apr 21 2017

Susan Says: Harrow Council is in a disgraceful state.

Harrow Council is in a disgraceful state. The administration needs to get to work and take responsibility. It is nine weeks yesterday since the Cabinet meeting on the 16th February. This means my Conservative colleagues and I have been waiting nine weeks for the answers to 88 questions which we tabled at that meeting. These …

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Apr 11 2017

Susan Says: Pinner Wood School Deserves Council Debate. Now.

The Parents and Teachers of Pinner Wood School are clearly and justifiably concerned about the future of their much loved School and thus their Children’s education. Within a very short period of time a petition was written and over 2000 signatures obtained. The amount of signatures is significant because it means that the petition must …

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Jan 05 2017

Susan Says: Labour-run Harrow Council need to take fly-tipping seriously…

Fly-tipping affects us all. Labour-run Harrow Council need to look at long-term solutions and take it seriously. Residents are concerned. We are concerned. Councillor Susan Hall takes a look…  

Dec 31 2016

Susan Says: Labour’s Plan to Scrap Car Parks an “Absolute Disgrace”

Leader of the Harrow Conservative Group, Cllr Susan Hall, takes Labour to task for their plans to build over car parks in Harrow, reducing the town centre to gridlock as residents and shoppers hunt for places to park.   Can’t see the video? Click here for the original.  

Dec 19 2016

Susan Says: Where’s my Christmas garden tax rebate?

Where’s my Christmas garden tax rebate? Just when I think I’ve heard it all, this Labour-run Council comes up with yet another ridiculous idea. Labour wax lyrical about the ‘success’ of their Brown bin charge. In reality, it has been nothing short of an absolute mess. There have been far less sign-ups than expected, plenty …

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Oct 21 2016

Susan Says: Labour hiding £301 million loan; refuses to discuss

Dear iHarrow, I thought your readers might like to see this. Its a letter I wrote on the 25th September to 25 Labour Councillors after the last Council meeting on the 22nd September. Sadly I have only had acknowledgements from three of them. This either means they are too embarrassed to answer or they have …

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May 23 2016

Susan Says: Is Labour’s Council Leader up to the Job?

While Harrow residents face a 4% council tax hike, a £75 bin collection charge and service cuts across the board, the Council’s ruling Labour Group are looking after their own. At the authority’s Annual meeting last week, Labour announced that former Leader Cllr. David Perry is to sit as a non-executive member on Cabinet. At …

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Mar 24 2016

Susan Says: How Zac can win in Harrow

Spotted on Conservative Home… If you can forgive being reminded of the old Ferrero Rocher adverts, I think it’s fair to say that Zac really has been spoiling us in Harrow. This week he will make his fourth visit to the borough since the start of the campaign. He also launched the first of his …

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Nov 22 2015

Susan Says: Council’s Consultation Concern on Remembrance Charges

Concerns are growing that organisers of Remembrance Sunday commemorations in Harrow could be sent enormous bills by the Council, as the result of a new charging scheme for using parks and highways. Last week the Pinner Association warned it could face bills of over £2,500 for organising its annual run of free concerts, and raised …

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Sep 24 2015

Susan Says: Civic Centre Move Could “Force Out” Business from Wealdstone

Harrow Council’s Labour administration has announced plans for a new Civic Centre in Wealdstone, which could force out a community banqueting hall, a local temple and undermine local businesses by closing the Peel House car park. Under the plans Premier Banqueting and the Siddhashram Shakti Centre – both of which are believed to have over …

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