Re-Selection Of Newcastle-Under-lyme Councillor Peter Whieldon
That this House calls for an investigation by Newcastle-Under-Lyme Conservative Association into the re-selection of Mr Peter Whieldon as a Conservative candidate for the Seabridge ward in the forthcoming borough council elections on 1st May 2008; asks to what extent members of the Association have been informed by the Leader of Newcastle-Under-Lyme Borough Council that the Cabinet has in the past two years confidentially agreed to write off thousands of pounds in business rates owed by a sequence of insolvent companies co-owned by Mr Whieldon, namely Â£13,441 in 2008 in respect of Move (Newcastle-Under-Lyme) Limited, Â£16,618 in 2007 in respect of W J Leisure (Newcastle-Under-Lyme) and Â£13,300 also in 2007 in respect of Venue Master One Limited (trading as The Albion); and further asks whether Mr Whieldon declared to the Association, before he first stood for election in 2004, that another company which he co-owned - Pubscene Limited - had been recently wound up after a petition to the High Court by HM Customs and Excise, owing Â£4,487 in business rates to the Borough Council.
This motion has been signed by a total of 11 MPs.
|Rudi Vis||23/04/2008||Finchley and Golders Green||Labour||Seconded|
|Michael Connarty||28/04/2008||Linlithgow and East Falkirk||Labour||Seconded|
|Paul Flynn||30/04/2008||Newport West||Labour||Signed|
|Eric Illsley||09/05/2008||Barnsley Central||Labour||Signed|
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