The Harlow Alliance Party was set up in 2018 because a group of residents were concerned that Councillors at Harlow Council were making decisions about the future of the town without having first consulted with residents. It was clear that many took the ‘we know best’ attitude. Despite an undertaking to consult and inform residents in a document as recently as in 2019, whether Labour or the Conservatives are in control of the Council has not made any difference, the Council has failed to consult residents about some very important issues which affect where they live or work.

Did you know that in the last 6 months the Council has carried out 8 consultation exercises based almost entirely on social media? Probably not because only 185 people made any sort of comment about these to the Council. The Harlow Alliance Party will take steps to ensure that Harlow Council implements in full it’s own commitment to consult with resident