On Thursday 29th January, Crawley Council hosted its third State of the Borough debate at the Hawth. The title was taken from the American State of the Union address and then implemented with slightly less grandeur. On the panel taking questions, I was joined by Councillors Duncan Crow (Deputy Leader of the Council), Brenda Smith (Leader of the Labour Group) and Gordon Seekings (Leader of the Liberal Democrats). For anyone not able to attend Question Time the previous week, I hope that this event provided a worthwhile alternative. We will be placing the transcript on the internet and people will then be able to make their own judgements.