Cllr Broadfield North

Cllr Brian Quinn - Cllr Broadfield North
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Cllr Brian Quinn retired from Crawley Borough Councillor in April 2019 after many years of service. He continues as a County Councillor.

Brian has lived with his wife and family here in Broadfield for the last 36 years. As a former bus driver here in Crawley, he comes into contact with the issues that affect residents lives every day. Brian will:

• Continue to fight for redevelopment of Broadfield Barton

• Campaign for longer opening times of Adventure Play

• Ensure litter hot spots are cleared quickly and efficiently

• Work to eradicate anti-social behaviour

• Push for investment in Broadfield Youth Service

• Listen to you and work for you tirelessly to improve Broadfield

Brian pledges to continue to work tirelessly for you to make sure Broadfield is the best it can possibly be.

Historical details

I stood for election as a County Councillor for Broadfield and was elected in 2013 and again in 2017 with a very large majority.

I was also chair and a trustee of the community centre in Broadfield for many years and a Governor at Seymour School for 9 years.

Since becoming a County councillor in 2013 I have sat  on many committees and at present am on  – Planning, Environment and Communities Scrutiny Committee,  Standing Advisory on Religious Education,  Walking and Cycling working group, County Local Committee  and Business Planning group.

At a recent planning Committee I was the only Councillor to vote against fracking the other 12 tories voted in favour, (I call  them the dirty dozen) and I have received  e-mails from residents in the county thanking me for voting against the decision.

On every committee, including full Council I have always challenged the Tories, and raised written questions on many issues.

If elected I will continue to work tirelessly for my division to date I have had many successes in dealing with residents requests and some of my achievements include getting a new pedestrian crossing at the Barton on the road down towards Seymour school to improve safety for children and parents,   Double yellow lines outside Broadfield East School to stop inconsiderate and dangerous parking outside the school, 2 dropped kerbs to enable wheelchair users to cross the road  and destination signs to help visitors reach the motorway and find the various exists on which is a large estate.

I have very good relationships in our multi cultural community with all residents including the Mosque which I have regular contact with the Chair Arif Syed.

As you are aware after 45 years in Broadfield I am very well known and  always seem to have a huge amount of casework in the ward dealing with many issues from road repairs, maintenance and potholes and fly tipping as well as other issues as many residents still think of me as a  CBC councillors as well.  I always respond to all issues whether to help or signpost residents to the correct person or department.

 

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