Chris Blakeley

Councillor for Moreton West and Saughall Massie Ward
Chairman of the Environment Overview & Scrutiny Committee

Chris Blakeley was first elected as Councillor for Moreton and Saughall Massie and then re-elected in 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016. He is currently the Conservative Group Chief Whip and he also serves as Spokesperson on the Council's Constitutional and Oversight Committee

Chris was born and bred in West Kirby and apart from a year working in Cornwall has lived in Wirral all his life, the last 40 years in Moreton. Chris’s professional life has consisted of working in the food industry for 30 years and latterly working for an MP, as Head of Office.

Chris has a wide experience within the Wirral community, having served:

  • three years as a school governor.
  • a board member of Wirral Partnership Homes (now magenta Living) for three years.
  • a board member of the Merseyside Integrated Transport Authority (Merseytravel) for four years

Chris’s focus for Moreton and Saughall Massie

  • to protect our surrounding green belt, parks and open spaces from unwanted and inappropriate developments.
  • protect and enhance our leisure services, such as not selling off our beloved parks or closing down local libraries.
  • to fight the Labour led Council for fair share of funding to help regenerate our town
  • to fight for affordable housing to give young people the best opportunity to get on the housing ladder.
  • to ensure that Wirral is a clean, green safe area with opportunities and activities for all.

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Moreton & Saughall Massie Newsline - March 2019 804.09 KB
Moreton & Saughall Massie Newsline January 2019 256.6 KB
Reporting Back - November 2018 568.23 KB
Newsline (September 2018) for Moreton and Saughall Massie 576.29 KB
Moreton & Saughall Massie Newsline (June/July 2018) 323.18 KB
Newsline (January 2018) for Moreton and Saughall Massie 714.92 KB
Newsline (November) for Moreton and Saughall Massie 352.98 KB

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News

Town Hall backs down on golf course plans

Wirral Council's plan to transfer the running of two popular municipal golf courses to a private operator have been put on hold, after concerns were raised by players and councillors at a special council meeting.

Wirral's garden waste charges could be binned

Wirral’s charges for its failing garden waste collection scheme could be banned under new Government plans announced this week.

At the same time, councils could also be forced to offer a weekly bin collection to prevent food waste being uncollected for up to 14 days.

Coastal parking plans revealed

Within days of the council elections, Labour Councillors have moved to the next stage of their plan for parking charges at Wirral’s Promenades and coastal areas.

Council 'gives away' Green Belt

The site of the controversial fire station in Saughall Massie’s Green Belt will be ‘given away’ by Wirral Council in a deal that will see no benefit for the ‘cash strapped’ authority, other than one peppercorn rent a year for 150 years.
 

Criminal councillors could be banned from office

Wirral residents are being urged to take part in a Government consultation that could see anyone found guilty of serious crimes stopped from serving on a local council.  Current rules make clear that anyone convicted of an offence carrying a prison sentence of more than three months is banned fro

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