Labour gain a seat in Durham
The council says services will be cut – but vast sums of money are still being wasted
Scotland Decides 5) Cllr David Hodge: Devolution for England next? County councils should have more powers
Allow us the discretion to reform the way we arrange and fund services and we will offer the Exchequer an increased tax yield.
Over the coming months we will take on a further 600 families
This saga shows there needs to be more accountability not less
Holding council by-elections when as many voters as possible are away is against the spirit of democracy.
Labour no longer has overall control of the council
The Conservatives hold a seat in Newark and Sherwood
Anecdotes are rating on strict scoring system which rewards dishonesty
Rents were pushed up 2.7 per cent by the policy – Labour propose the same for England.
Politicians who rely on job creation alone as a barometer of success will alienate ordinary people
The very same councils that complain most about “the cuts” are the ones that fund the greatest number of union officials.
Council taxpayers money was handed over to lobbyists and lawyers.
UKIP gain a seat from the Conservatives in Folkestone
The survey provides further vindication of the cut in the spare room subsidy