Chairing a committee is paid at the rate of over £2,000 per meeting.
Stamp Duty punishes those who could help free up the housing supply.
There is a scandal of Councils wasting huge Public Health budgets – while refusing to fund modest schemes that would provide great benefits.
Despite the growth in academies, finding talented people willing to serve as governors remains crucial.
We should also have local referendums on removing traffic lights.
Judy Terry: The arrogance of planning officers is blocking the chance of the new homes being built that we need
Endless housing conferences organised by the public sector have been held without a single developer or industry representative being invited to speak.
At a time of budget cuts there is an opportunity for residents to help improve value for money.
The Crown Prosecution Service and the police are still failing to uphold democracy in Tower Hamlets.
We are prudently managing the finances while filling potholes and re-opening libraries.
This act of sabotage can only undermine the public trust that is needed to increase the housing supply.
The Conservatives gained a seat from Labour in King’s Lynn and West Norfolk – but lost a seat to them in Worthing.
This cost should come from members’ subscriptions.
The Information Commissioner also backs openness from housing associations.
Electricity use in a high-rise is nearly two and a half times greater than in a low-rise.
Thousands of inmates could become a significant proportion of the electorate in particular local wards.