In some cases, officials seem confused around the rules, which one said change virtually every day.
It would make more sense to add a requirement to attach the Covid Test Certificate to the form and enter its details at the same time.
Some of our more technophobic members have readily embraced this change. Attendance at meetings has increased noticeably.
The Home Office should host a site which contains accurate data for the whole of the UK – and which can be easily accessed for the last ten years.
Homeworking can make council staff more productive. It also means we can manage with less office space.
Local people have come together to create Loughborough Community Volunteers. Other similar groups are now appearing elsewhere in the borough.
In Loughborough, we could see how Labour had lost its “core vote”. They may be unwilling to return to the fold.
We maintained a high presence throughout the four-year term. As well as running a website and maintaining a social media presence, we produced a regular newsletter.
In many cases, when we spoke to the owners, they admitted that they were unsure about how they could either sell or rent out their property.
For reasons of political correctness, its remit now covers far more groups, many of which are clearly not engaged in violent protest, let alone terrorism.
It is a serious issue – but by forever expanding the definition to include anyone who perceives that they have been insulted for any reason ultimately undermines our ability to address the most serious cases.
Leafleting is not enough – we put about 600 hours into door knocking.