If the Housing Secretary is to survive, he will have to learn the art of sometimes saying no to property developers such as Richard Desmond.
Reviewing the details of the results in this region gives a sense of how volatile the electorate has become.
In Herefordshire, Labour are only putting up one candidate out of a possible 53.
Mark Wallace of the TaxPayers’ Alliance argues that standing up to poor service in local government can work. Yesterday, the Leader of Herefordshire County Council published an apology on this site that is not only welcome but gives some encouragement to all those campaigning for better local government. Councillor Phillips was apologising to a local […]
After Brian Hubbard was sent a threatening letter for doing some volunteer gardening, Cllr Roger Phillips Conservative leader of Herefordshire, the Council responsible, on why it must never happen again. As Leader of Herefordshire Council I shared everyone’s dismay when I read the story of Mr Brian Hubbard who, in tending and tidying a piece […]
Cllr Roger Phillips, the Conservative leader of Herefordshire Council has emailed in response to the story about the pensioner threatened for gardening on the Council owned verge of grass outside his home. He says: "I was unaware of this situation and I am following it up. If people want to mow grassland and verges outside […]
Friday’s Telegraph as well as other papers have reported on the plight Brian Hubbard who routinely weeds and mows the grass verge outside his home. He also picks up any litter and the grass cuttings left behind. The land is owned by the Conservative controlled Herefordshire Council. The problem is that taking pride he has […]