Tim Hill

Liberal Democrat Councillor for Elstow, Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick. Learn more

No to ID Cards

by timhill on 15 July, 2009

There is a Full Council meeting of Bedford Borough Council tonight. The last item on the Agenda is a motion I am proposing that calls on the Council to advise the Mayor’s Executive that it does not wish to take part in any trial on ID Cards if asked to do so by the Government. […]

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Victory for democracy

by timhill on 14 July, 2009

I am very pleased to report that the Borough Council has informed all Councillors that the Full Council will get the opportunity to vote on whether the school structure should be changed. He told us yesterday by e-mail that: “if the Executive, at its meeting on 16 September 2009, considers that the school structure should […]

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2-Tier or 3-Tier Schools for Bedford Borough?

by timhill on 13 July, 2009

I haven’t totally made up my mind which way I shall vote on this issue…..if I get the opportunity to do so! I like the sound of the modular proposals coming out of Biddenham Upper. Given a blank slate and a choice between 2-tier and 3-tier, I would probably prefer the 2-tier system. But we’re […]

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Keeley Lane drain blocked for months

by timhill on 7 July, 2009

Several residents of Keeley Lane, Wootton were in touch earlier this year about the blocked drainage pipe across the road. I immediately asked the County Council to take action.   I have recently asked local residents to let me know if it is still blocked.  Local residents have been in touch with me to advise it […]

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Pressing for real improvements

by timhill on 24 June, 2009

Now we are the largest party on the Borough Council, we want to make real improvements to the services local residents get from the Council. The Liberal Democrat Group on the new Environment Regeneration and Corporate Services Committee is pressing for it to look at the following items at its Agenda Planning Meeting on 1 July.  * highways contractor […]

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We Won !!!!

by timhill on 10 June, 2009

We want to express our thanks to the residents of Wootton, Stewartby and Kempston Hardwick for re-electing us as their Borough Councillors. Local residents gave us each our highest ever individual number of votes and the highest ever majorities recorded for Liberal Democrat FOCUS Team candidates in the Ward. We are humbled at the massive […]

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The Liberal Democrats’ Manifesto for Bedford Borough has identified ‘Six to Fix’ for Bedford Borough. These are the areas we have identified as being in the most urgent need of action to improve things for local residents. One of these areas is education, where standards are too low. We must raise GCSE results to above […]

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Tim Hill and the Liberal Democrats have been successful in demanding that Bedford Borough Council opens up to local residents by allowing Members of the Public to question Councillors at public meetings without providing written notice of the question in the previous week.  With a new Council, we have an opportunity to open up these […]

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You can just see me at the back of the photo – I’m the tall one http://www.bedfordlibdems.org.uk/news/000613/julia_goldsworthy_mp_launches_lib_dem_manifesto_for_bedford_borough.html

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Boy on a motorbike without a helmet

by timhill on 5 April, 2009

Just to let you know that I was in Mepham Road the other night talking to several residents about local issues when I noticed a young lad on a small motorbike go up and down the road twice, each time without a helmet on. I couldn’t see a registration plate on it, partly because he […]

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