What the coun­cil­lors say...

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Matthew Denyer, Con­ser­va­tive Bea­cons­field West, who at­tended none of his meet­ings, listed among his achieve­ments ‘in­tro­duc­ing traf­fic calm­ing to the en­tire length of Holt­spur Top Lane’ and ‘help­ing bring about the Bea­cons­field Cy­cle Path ini­tia­tive with the BCP’.

Mr Denyer moved to Ibiza with his fam­ily last May to start a new business.

He said: “It is there­fore no sur­prise that my attendance has been low since May 2014 and it is well known that I will be stand­ing down as dis­trict and town coun­cil­lor in the May 2015 elec­tions.

“Some­times be­ing a coun­cil­lor isn’t all about meet­ings, it’s about ac­tion and I am proud to have demon­strated ac­tion speaks louder than words.”

Peter Hardy, Con­ser­va­tive Ger­rards Cross South, who had a 43 per cent attendance record, said: “Un­for­tu­nately my re­spon­si­bil­i­ties as a cab­i­net mem­ber at Bucks County Coun­cil

UN­AVAIL­ABLE: Ruth Vigor-Hed­der­ley had 78 per cent attendance for county coun­cil meet­ings but 0 attendance for dis­trict coun­cil meet­ings in Ayles­bury some­times make it dif­fi­cult for me to get to 6pm meet­ings in Den­ham.

“How­ever I con­tinue

The fol­low­ing coun­cil­lors who have at­tended un­der 50 per cent attendance records were un­avail­able for com­ment:

Janet Simmonds, Con­ser­va­tive Bea­cons­field North, The Earl of Stock­ton, Con­ser­va­tive Den­ham South, Steve Jones, Con­ser­va­tives Bea­cons­field South, Emma Bur­rows, Con­ser­va­tive, Iver Vil­lage and Rich­ings Park, Damon Clark, Con­ser­va­tive Iver Heath, Jane Wal­lis, Con­ser­va­tive Burn­ham Lent Rise and Ruth Vigor-Hed­derly, Con­ser­va­tive, Wex­ham and Iver West.


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