We said Labour would consolidate rather than make dramatic gains. That proved broadly accurate.
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This would helps to ensure that a wider proportion of our community is represented by people with a broader skillset and experience.
Council leaders can pass the buck and play political blame games when they should be taking action. We need proper accountability.
The Committee on Standards in Public Life proposed that councillors’ social media comment be included as “official capacity in their public conduct.”
Peter Golds: When it comes to the family voting scandal, the Electoral Commission is more weak and muddled than ever
The police in Tower Hamlets insist they are failing to prevent the practice, due to advice from… the Electoral Commission.
There are amazing opportunities for our county, now that our switch to unitary status has been confirmed.
The Electoral Commission responds to Peter Golds about the state of democracy in Tower Hamlets.
The secret ballot is fundamental to our elections. The police and the Electoral Commission are failing to protect it.
To strengthen law and order in the public realm, some reform of the legal process would be justified to protect against mob rule.
County referendums could also be held in Derbyshire and Nottinghamshire to resolve this contentious issue.
Conservatives need to speak up and present petitions. We can be certain that our opponents are not sitting idle.
The problem with trying to keep two jobs, is, that many Councils conduct committee business in the morning and early afternoon.
Local elections in depth: Sandwell is seeing the fallen bricks from the red wall being crushed into dust
We continue our series, putting this year’s local elections under the magnifying glass to find changes and trends.
Croydon is to join Hackney, Lewisham, Newham, and Tower Hamlets, in having this directly elected position.
In a recent Tower Hamlets by-election, aggressive men surrounded women as they attempted to enter a Polling Station to vote.