Croydon has a “Cultural Transformation Engagement Programme” – and there’s more elsewhere.
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If the response to information requests leaves you feeling like you are dealing with Professor Moriarty, you have a problem.
Plus: Sheffield Council is wasting high street improvements funding on PR. A glimmer of hope in Croydon.
When enquiries and complaints are met with an obstructive response that is a sign that the administration is dysfunctional.
Harry Fone: £255 million a year is spent on councillor allowances. That is where the economy drive should begin.
Plus: White elephants in Brighton – and Nottingham’s inept venture into the energy market.
Councils should only enter into the investment world if they know what they’re doing. They must remember that public money is at serious risk.
David Leaf: In Bexley, we will keep on delivering top rated services – while Labour resorts to scaremongering
The test of any Council is how they find a way through sudden and unexpected events. A calm approach is needed.
We must continue to devolve power to council taxpayers themselves – building on the legacy of the abolition of the Audit Commission.
We are left with a scattergun of projects, selected on old information, the best sales pitch, and political favouritism.
Robert Ward and Alan Burns: Councils that declare a “climate emergency” engage in scaremongering, not practical action
The current media narrative links every wrinkle in the weather with dire predictions of imminent Armageddon. The young especially are being convinced that the end is nigh.
You wouldn’t go under anaesthetic if the surgeon were doing it as a hobby. There is a reason why a substantial number of MPs start life as councillors.
Our survey identified 15,875 of them. Many of these could be redeveloped to provide new homes.
Barwell quits Croydon Conservatives WhatsApp group, saying “I have had enough” of attacks on the Prime Minister
May’s Chief of Staff objected strongly to seeing Tory activists subject his boss to criticism “of the kind I would expect from our worst opponents”.
Shortlists have been chosen for London South West and for Croydon and Sutton. The elections take place next year.
Local Conservatives have challenged the Mayor over the closure of Blackhorse Lane Bridge. Our campaign is resonating with residents.