‘We need more open­ness and trans­parency’

Macclesfield Express - - FRONT PAGE -

COUN Janet Clowes is Cab­i­net mem­ber for Adults, Health and Leisure.

She rep­re­sents Wy­bun­bury as a Con­ser­va­tive coun­cil­lor, lives in Nantwich, and has a back­ground of work­ing in health and so­cial care.

Her ca­reer has in­cluded be­ing an in­ten­sive care nurs­ing sis­ter and a lec­turer in health and so­cial care at South Cheshire Col­lege.

She later moved to Ch­ester Univer­sity as post-grad­u­ate leader in health pro­mo­tion and com­mu­nity stud­ies.

She was the se­cond place Par­lia­men­tary can­di­date for Wythen­shawe and Sale East in the 2010 Gen­eral Elec­tion and joined Cheshire East as a coun­cil­lor in 2011.

She said: “We do need a new leader and to make sure that the good things we’ve achieved are con­tin­ued, to build on the suc­cesses and learn how things can be done dif­fer­ently in fu­ture.

“Com­mu­ni­ca­tion can be im­proved and the way we put mes­sages across.

“We need far more open­ness and trans­parency with our res­i­dents, part­ners and neigh­bours.

“We need to func­tion in that way.

“I’ve been a leader of teams but I’m not a leader in the same mould as Michael Jones, that’s prob­a­bly a good thing, we need a re­fresh.”

l● Janet Clowes

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