Reading Time: < 1 minute The shenanigans, some say ‘corruption’, witnessed in Parliament yesterday is nothing new. Sadly, far from it. Make No Mistake – This Government Will ALWAYS Get Its Own Way I’m sure there are people here with better, fresher, memories than mine, who can think of other examples, but I can think of at least three occasions […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes Sarcasm Alert – there may be some. Like the rest of the country, here in DeadBadgerShire we have our very own MP, and he’s an absolute corker. He’s good value for money because he doesn’t seem to bother Parliament very much; Has spoken in 17 debates in the last year — below average amongst MPs.
Reading Time: 3 minutes That is the question…… Some of you will know that I was going to stand for the Police and Crime Commissioner for West Mercia until Call Me Dave and the Cabinet Office tilted the playing field against Independent candidates. Many of you will know that I subsequently applied for the position of Deputy Police and
Reading Time: < 1 minute Yes, that old chestnut. Personally, I confess, I did not know which should or would apply in the run-up to an election, so I phoned a friend. It was not long before an answer was forthcoming. https://twitter.com/campaignfoi/status/72240647640541184 @Alanw47 No. They have to be answered within normal deadline. See pg7 Cabinet Office's general election guidance https://t.co/ff2tH4IfOa
Reading Time: 3 minutes Really? Once upon a time maybe, but this government has changed all that forever. In recent months the landscape has been turned on its head. Almost as soon as the date for the PCC elections was made public David Cameron’s Cabinet Office announced that there would be no funding for a free mailshot for the