Plus: The move to monthly bin collections in Stirling is unjustified, given the high Council Tax that residents pay.
Posts Tagged: Slough
2018-19’s accounts are still unaudited. Who knew about the massive black hole in the council’s finances?
Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, and Wiltshire have cut off funding. Some Labour councils have also pulled out.
Plus: Local authorities have deficits of over half a billion pounds. Police and Crime Commissioners should not be forced to employ deputies.
Plus: Bean bags, ping pong tables, and padded pods, in Slough’s swanky new council offices.
Peter Golds: The Electoral Commission has rewritten the law to make it difficult to investigate vote fraudsters
It has, without consultation or a change in the law, slammed shut the principal way that investigating corruption of the register may be properly conducted.
Consider the case of the man whose death was registered in Bangladesh on election day. Miraculously, his vote was recorded thousands of miles away in Tower Hamlets.
A chemical engineer, a jewellery entrepreneur and former Miss India finalist, and a nurse who fought Ebola in Sierra Leone.
Lee Pettman: In Slough, residents swung to the Conservatives – as we campaigned for a cleaner, brighter, and safer town
Despite our efforts, the national picture punished us. The problems for the party are top-down, not just with the leadership, but also CCHQ.
John Strafford: This election campaign was a disaster. The Party must be radically reformed to stop it ever happening again.
Activists were directed to seats which there was no chance of us winning. It is quite clear that CCHQ did not have a clue about what was happening.
Sunder Katwala: Will the Conservatives have more ethnic minority MPs than Labour after this election?
The Tories are making gradual rather than spectacular progress on ethnic diversity – as the party’s class of 2017 looks set to prove.
Plus: we profile the latest tranche of newly selected candidates.
Alicia Kearns joins Joe Robertson and Bob Seely in the island contest.
Election 2017: Karen Lumley and Andrew Turner stand down. Here’s the list of other MPs also doing so to date.
A running list of the current Members of Parliament, of all parties, who aren’t seeking to stand again.
What possible reason could Labour have to vigorously oppose anti-fraud measures?