HERE are some of the highlights of the Conservative manifesto:
n Keep council tax under control and protect frontline services.
n Restore democracy and keep councillors in touch with the running of the council.
n Re-introduce the committee system and six weekly council meetings where the committee reports will be voted on and scrutinised by the whole council.
n Have all council meetings in the evenings to enable working people to become councillors. All will be open to the public.
n Review car park charges with the aim of restoring free parking.
n Protect the greenbelt.
n Bring back the ‘points’ system for the length of time residents lived here
n Prioritise housing for retiring members of the armed services.