It is all too easy for local candidates to fall into the trap of wasting precious energy engaging in national debates. In reality, people care more about their waste collection and potholes.
Our investigation into occupancy rates at council buildings found that offices were only around 40 per cent full.
Arun District Council has decided to invest almost £500,000 of local taxpayers’ money on a luxury bed and breakfast in the picturesque town of Arundel in West Sussex.
This included visits to some of the world’s most oppressive regimes, such as Cuba, China, and Russia. The very same Council that hosted COP26 and declared a climate emergency in May 2019.
Council leaders can pass the buck and play political blame games when they should be taking action. We need proper accountability.
Polling and demographic trends indicate dire results for Tories in the capital. Yet they are curiously bullish.
Croydon is to join Hackney, Lewisham, Newham, and Tower Hamlets, in having this directly elected position.
Croydon has a “Cultural Transformation Engagement Programme” – and there’s more elsewhere.
If the response to information requests leaves you feeling like you are dealing with Professor Moriarty, you have a problem.
When enquiries and complaints are met with an obstructive response that is a sign that the administration is dysfunctional.
Plus: White elephants in Brighton – and Nottingham’s inept venture into the energy market.