His position has given him the freedom to speak openly and with authority where those holding government portfolios must tread lightly.
Parting is such sweet sorrow.
Also: Reflections on chairing the Tonbridge and Malling primary. And why I like Piers Morgan…and Tony Benn.
Sir John Stanley is standing down.
The successful candidates have a range of experience, from the courtroom to the boardroom and the council chamber to the battlefield.