The Independent Group of Councillors on Lincolnshire County Council has condemned NHS England's plans to centralise patient GP records and share them with third parties without first making the public sufficiently aware both of the plans and of their right to opt out of having their GP data shared. Patients only have until 23rd June
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Congratulations to Cllr Robert Oates, Mayor of Sleaford. Lincolnshire Independent councillor Robert Oates was elected by his fellow councillors to be the Mayor of Sleaford for 2021/22. His wife Ann will be his Consort. In his year of office, Robert aims to progress the first ever Neighbourhood Plan for Sleaford which will guide the long-term
Thank You Huge thank you to over 18,000 people who voted for our team members in this election. Huge thanks to our members for standing and flying the flag of Lincolnshire Independents, Independents who carry the kite mark of quality. Thanks also to all Independents who have shared the value of standing up
Greetings! Hope you are safe and well and looking forward to seeing you soon at the polling station if not before! Supporting Local business and community: So good to see local businesses and organisations reawakening with great local produce, flowers and services. Thank you. Elections – Thursday 6th May 7am-10pm Less than a week to go!
Post Covid 19: Recovery in North Kesteven Contribution from the NK Independent Group (Lincolnshire Independents and Independents) Introduction The impact of Covid 19 on our daily lives has made many of us rethink what is important in life. Nationally, being under lockdown, not dissimilar for many to being under house arrest, has reduced the
Walking around the communities delivering leaflets a surprising number of people have stopped me to ask about my position on personal freedoms, specifically the freedom to speak and the freedom to demonstrate. Obviously, the government bringing forward legislation to curtail people’s personal rights and the ‘ban the bill’ protests have raised the profile of personal
Annual Report: Our Work at NKDC to March 2021 I wonder how many of you could name five things we at NKDC has done for your communities this year? The Council has 42 elected members, of which 21 are Independents (14 Lincolnshire Independents) and 21 are “NK Administration”, formerly Conservatives. According to the website, we
Duke of Edinburgh at Whisby Nature Park Like many of you, I was sad to hear of the passing of the Duke of Edinburgh and sent condolences on behalf of our Lincolnshire Independent Councillors and in my national role as Vice Chairman of the Local Government Association. I saw the Duke as Independent-minded, with a
COVID: One Year On A collaborative, local approach will be the route to freedom in 2021 March 2021 Councillor Marianne Overton MBE Today the Health Minister, Matt Hancock MP announced the creation of a new body called the UK Health Security Agency, whose job
Three Elections Please vote For Your Police and Crime Commissioner Your County Councillor Your Bassingham and Brant Broughton District Councillor By-election We pay our tax and expect some say in how it is spent, that's democracy. Women and men have fought and died for that privilege. Please vote. You will have noticed that we