Has Surrey CC leader candidate Dr Andrew Povey taken his plans for global domination too far?
Since managing to persuade The Guildford Conservative Association that he should re-enter local politics once more – Dr Andrew Povey has done pretty much s** all for the people of Ewhurst & Cranleigh. But then that wasn’t his reason for going back, was it?
He had a score to settle with David Hodge, for daring to jump into the seat he left after receiving a Vote of No Confidence from his Tory colleagues. And, don’t let him fool you that the vote wasn’t official! since when did Tory’s wash their dirty linen in public? The Tory group had been working behind the scenes for months to get rid of their Little Povey. He, of course, thought otherwise saying, Deputy Hodge had resigned because they were “seeing things differently.” Now with a score to settle, MLP – wants to grab his badge back.
Now, Dr Povey is claiming that “Overall life will be better for the people of Surrey.” Presumably meaning – under his control?
The people of Cranleigh & Ewhurst sent him back to County Towers because among other things, he pledged he would prevent the onward march of developers? Did he? NO! He told them he would protect their local services – did he NO! Children’s centres closing, the Cranleigh dump reduced hours and up for closure.? What did he – almost – succeed in doing when he was the leader?
Almost succeeded in putting in parking meters in every town and village street in Surrey. And, it is believed, he bought thousands of meters and it cost the county council a shedload of money. Though the figure was never revealed – so another bit of dirty washing that didn’t get hung out on the public line?
Still, fear not readers. There are plenty of other contenders for the Head Honcho at SCC – or so we hear.
Here’s a little run down – if you want to pop down to Bet Fred. Be Quick. We are putting our money on Tim Oliver – however, don’t put a heavy bet on – the WW has never won an argument yet!