Cllr Jon Hubbard

Wiltshire Councillor for Melksham South

Serving the community across Melksham

Local Councillor Jon Hubbard has slammed the Conservative group on the Town Council for blocking plans to employ an Economic Development Officer to help save Melksham's town centre.

Jon Hubbard and Duncan Hames in Melksham Town Centre

Cllr Jon Hubbard briefs prospective MP Duncan Hames about Melksham’s retail problems and explains how employing an Economic Development Officer would help bring new trade to the town.More...

The plan to employ an Officer at the Town Hall to find and encourage new businesses to come to Melksham was rejected by the Tories at last month’s budget setting meeting.

Cllr Hubbard explained to FOCUS that the plan would have meant adding just 4p per week to the average households Council Tax bill.

“That’s only £2.40 per year” Jon added. “Local residents are having to spend more than that on transport every week to visit other towns because we don’t have the shops here in Melksham.

“I don’t understand why the Tories blocked this. They are clearly happy with increasing the Council Tax bills as they blocked Lib Dem calls for a Council Tax freeze at the District and County Councils last year and instead raised tax bills by a whopping £49.53 for a band D property.”

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