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David Finch 

Leader of Essex County Council


In memory of the Paris attack victims

Guest blog by Norman Hume, Chairman of Essex County Council

Like many of you I watched in shock and with a rising sense of disbelief as the full horror of what happened in Paris unfolded on Friday night and over the weekend. 

Localism is practice

When the clocks went back last week, the lights stayed on in Harlow. I reached a deal with the Leader of Harlow, Jon Clempner that will see the lights in Harlow turned back on all night for at least four years.