Horses for courses?

The Labour controlled Chesterfield Borough Council is making much of the one week, rent free, holiday for the market traders and the fact that the sacking of the market horse (which from your mailbox was clearly an attractor to the market ) will pay for that.

Could I remind your readers that when the Liberal Democrats were in control, we gave two weeks rent free holiday for the market traders in 2008/9 and 2009/10 AND we didn’t have to get rid of the market horse to pay for them – they were paid for out of the operating surplus for the markets, which seemed fair to us.


Cllr. Walton Ward, CBC