Willaston and Thornton: Cllr Myles Hogg

Thank you for re-electing Myles Hogg as your Councillor in 2015.

To contact Myles, click here.

About Myles

Myles is a local resident who lives in Willaston. He is married to Marilyn; they have three grown-up children.

A Chartered Accountant by profession, Myles has been a Councillor for 28 years, serving on the former Ellesmere Port and Neston Borough Council and latterly on Cheshire West and Chester Council. He has represented the Willaston and Thornton ward since 1996.

Myles served as the Mayor of Ellesmere Port and Neston in 2002-3.

He is the Chair of Governors of The Whitby High School and a governor of Childer Thornton County Primary School.

He also serves on the board of the Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust.

Myles is currently the Chairman of the Council’s Strategic Planning Committee which deals with all of the major planning applications right across the Borough.

Myles is proud to have served the residents of the ward that he and his family live in, and takes an active part in many local societies and activities.

Myles writes…

 The main reason that I have been a local councillor since 1987 is to serve the people that I represent to the best of my ability.

I pride myself that I have been active on your behalf on many issues such as the traffic problems of speeding and parking, the state of our roads and footpaths, behaviour problems and many planning issues affecting our area.

I have used my member’s budget to give financial assistance to our uniformed groups such as guides, scouts and brownies. I have also paid for two new community notice boards in Hooton and Willaston and for much-needed equipment to help the members of the Willaston Village Festival Society and the Willaston Village Hall Committee. The hard-working members of these and other local groups deserve our continuing support.

The near future will be very challenging for our community. Our Green Belt must continue to be protected against illegal activities. The proposed large housing development at Roften must be done sympathetically to help our local environment and not be allowed to overwhelm our schools, medical practices and roads.

Every item of Council spending must bring value for money to our council tax payers.

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