The Labour council have spent £29 million on “Liveable Streets”. Refuse vehicles cannot enter many streets, resulting in rubbish left on pavements.
Posts Tagged: Local democracy
A broad base of support is the best foundation for success. That means councils for the east and west of the county, reflecting local needs.
Red tape should be lifted to allow the Zoom era to continue. It can raise awareness and engagement.
We need the flexibility and support, now common practice in the private sector, for more woman to come forward.
The level of influence that a backbench councillor is able to exert over policy when meetings are online, is much diminished.
Simon Cooke: Local authorities must offer high pay to recruit chief executives who are up to the job
Councils with poor management and leadership need to recruit the best people to senior roles to sort out their failings.
The fourth in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The third in a series of pieces on ConHome this week, looking forward to the elections this spring.
The second in a series of pieces on ConHome this week’s looking forward to the elections this spring.
Imagine if the Thatcher Government had sought to run the City from Whitehall. The self-defeating militancy seems to have been discarded.
Marcus Fysh: The challenge of coronavirus shows the need for streamlined decision-making in Somerset
A single unitary authority in our county, is needed, as soon as possible, to help our communities to recover.
Plus: Why is Sandwell Council spending £10,000 for a lighting company to project messages onto buildings?
We want it to have a higher profile, communicate more with members, and provide better practical assistance.
There has been a power grab by the Scottish Government. Decisions made by councillors have been overturned.
Lambeth is the perfect storm of poor housing management, road closures, identity politics and a failed Mayor.