Significant support in South

6th February, 2011

My thanks got to Malcolm Unsworth for his statement below, and all of you who have offered your support to me. “I support  Ross Willmott’s candidature for the post of Elected Mayor of Leicester in the forthcoming elections. He has achieved both a high profile… Read full article


I pledge to reverse museum closures if elected Mayor

5th February, 2011

I was pleased to be  invited to speak at the trade union rally against the Tory led government cuts yesterday. I was disappointed that I was the only Councillor present. Speaker after speaker made it clear that the cuts are unnecessary and are putting in… Read full article

Update on Aylestone Meadows

2nd February, 2011

Many thanks to all those people who took time to register on the poll and make comments. The poll registered exactly 2 to 1 in favour of having the football facilities with 486 people polling. This is a remarkable number of people given that its… Read full article


Ross thanks Dennis ‘Sugar’ Christopher for his backing

31st January, 2011

I was approached by various friends of mine who suggested that I stand for the elected Mayor of Leicester, but after giving it some thought, and seeing the candidates who were standing for election, and also the fact that I had two former leaders in… Read full article

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I believe local issues are important

26th January, 2011

As well as delivering big improvements for our city I am proud of my record in working with local communities on issues that concern them.  Here I am working with fellow ward Cllrs Culdipp Bhatti and Piara Singh-Clair  and local people protesting about the siting… Read full article

Support for Ross growing

26th January, 2011

Support for Ross amongst the Labour Party is growing every day. Yesterday Cllr Andy Connelly said: “Under his leadership, we destroyed the previous Conservative/Liberal Democrat council administration resulting in a overwhelming Labour victory, against the national trends, in the Council elections of 2007″ With Ross… Read full article


Campaigning for the local elections

23rd January, 2011

I have been out campaigning with candidates and Party members in the local elections in Stoneygate, Castle and Rushey Mead wards over the last two weekends. The results are very positive and we all received a warm welcome on the doorstep. It was particularly heartening… Read full article

Unacceptable Government Cuts to City

19th January, 2011

The cuts forced on the Council by this Conservative led government are entirely unacceptable and will lead to a decline in services and a loss of jobs.  I joined the recent march organised by trade unionists to protest and I will continue to argue that… Read full article


Campaign Launch Radio Leicester

12th January, 2011

Ross speaks to Ben Jackson about his campaign to be Mayor

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