MP’s street lights campaign gets Ministerial support

The campaign by Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell to get Essex County Council to abandon its midnight black out of street lights – and instead install modern LED lights rather than switching off the lights – has been boosted with a question he raised in the House of Commons.

MP’s street lights campaign gets Ministerial support

Colchester MP in Iraq

Colchester MP in Iraq

News that several hundred British troops are to go to Iraq – in a training role to assist Iraqi forces defend the country against terrorist groups – did not come as a surprise to Colchester MP Sir Bob Russell because he was in Iraq last week on a visit with the Defence Select Committee. The comm...

Colchester MP in Iraq

Switch our street lights back on

Switch our street lights back on

Colchester Lib Dem MP Sir Bob Russell is backing calls for to end the night time switch-off of Colchester's street lights.  Last night, Lib Dem led Colchester Borough Council voted to ask Essex County Council to enable the Colchester street lights to remain on all night. The Lib Dems want to mov...

Switch our street lights back on
Sign the petition - Our roads our choice

Sign the petition - Our roads our choice

Give Colchester back control of its roads and street lights

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The choice is clear

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About Sir Bob Russell

Bob Russell was elected as Member of Parliament for Colchester in the General Election of May 1997. He was re-elected, with increased majorities each time, in the General Elections of 2001, 2005 and 2010. Read more