The committee posts have been decided and I am now on:
Economic & Environmental Scrutiny Committee
Children & Lifelong Learning Scrutiny Committee
General Purposes Committee
(Try saying this in one breath!) Children & Lifelong Learning Scrutiny Committee Programme Working Party
Cultural Advisory Working Party
Grants Strategy Working Party
The Honours and Holocaust Memorial Day Working party
As well as being a council representative to Active Southend.
In the ward I have met some residents when I went to the allotments onManchester Driveand learnt about the MDAS, LAS and others. This week I am looking forward to meeting residents at the Mendip and Treecot Residents Association, as well as having my new telephone number for everyone to contact me on installed on Wednesday.
At the end of this week I will also be announcing my regular surgery time.