The people of Suffolk are not “nimbies”. But ignoring concerns about traffic congestion and ugliness achieves nothing.
Posts Tagged: Transparency
Our borough is still recovering from the Grenfell tragedy. We’re working hard to share information on how decisions are made.
In the second of three articles, the Weston-super-Mare MP argues for drastic action to rebuild legitimacy in the eyes of the people.
Kemi Badenoch: My plan for candidates – a transparent, democratic process, for an even stronger Party
Also, a balanced Parliamentary Party requires a diverse pipeline of candidates – this means diversity of background and thought.
Council committees lack independence. Local newspapers are sadly in decline. There is not the equivalent rigour to that provided by Parliament and the media nationally.
Making it harder for criminals to hide behind shell companies will boost our international standing and remove a driver of high house prices.
It is not merely money that is wasted. It is spending which diminishes the amount of scrutiny that might otherwise occur.
J. Meirion Thomas: The new rules aimed at preventing health tourism are toothless, and leave the NHS wide open to abuse
The official guidance contains gaping loopholes, and Freedom of Information requests show that Health Trusts are unprepared to carry out vital checks.
Small firms have had to struggle due to bureaucratic inertia by some councils. At least the culprits have been identified.
The Information Commissioner also backs openness from housing associations.
A group of residents have gone through their Council’s accounts – and found startling evidence of financial mismanagement.
Our new report argues that the Government must focus on security, climate change, human rights, and other shared international agendas and challenges.
The Information Commissioner should provide stronger guidance to ensure councillors are not obstructed from fulfilling their role.
The recently departed Prime Minister is re-emerging – and working on his memoirs. He will want to project his greatest achievement: public service reform.
We are allowed to read the most salacious details in the newspapers – why not let us see what goes on for ourselves, in context?