Archive for Month: December 2018

  • Why I Voted Against Labour’s Proposals for a New ‘Hotel Tax’

    In tonight’s full council meeting I have spoken out against a Labour motion which requested the Chief Executive of Rochdale Council to write to the Government, asking them to give the Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, new tax-raising powers. The motion put forward by Cabinet Member for Business, Liam O’Rourke, suggested that a new…