I’ve just heard that the 15 questions for tonight’s Full Council meeting will not be heard in real time and simply brushed aside with a statement saying there have been written answers provided! So instead of taking say 80-90 minutes … Continue reading Tory Councillors Playing Hide and Seek at Question Time!
The maps show (purple dots) sites in the London Metropolitan Green Belt that were threatened with development in July 2016 (left) and July 2018 (right). The scale of increase in just two years is staggering. If we are to save … Continue reading CPRE Berkshire – Report on Jealott’s Hill Meeting 24th January 2020
On Tuesday evening along with the RBWM Budget 2020-21, at the Full Council Meeting, we’ll be debating the following… What’s your opinion? Should it be reduced? Share your thoughts… Motion by Councillor Hill This Council agrees to reduce the number … Continue reading Reducing the Number of Petition Signatures to aid Democracy
If we are looking to be carbon neutral by 2050, or even 2075, one question that springs to mind is… If we get £98k CIL income for Air Quality, why do we only have £60k in the budget for next … Continue reading What questions did you ask yourself after reading the Conservative budget for next year?
Take a look at page 12 of the RBWM Revenue Budget 2020-21 and you’ll see… 4.14.1 The funding formula that allocates money to councils is extremely complex. The formula assesses each authority’s “need” for funding and then assumes a standard … Continue reading Did you know LOW Council Tax = MINIMAL Government Investment?
The Conservative’s proposed Budget for next year, removes the Advantage Card Parking Discount. If it gets voted through how will it impact on your behaviour? Thank you. Jon Continue reading What will you do if the Advantage Card Parking Discount is Removed in April?
For me to do my job properly, it is good to get feedback from residents. I’ve created the poll below to help me do that. Before I was a Councillor I probably would not have bothered to look at these … Continue reading Do you ever read the RBWM Budget papers?
I was looking for the £450,000 pothole budget last week which I found out, ONLY by asking at an Overview & Scrutiny Panel, has been culled and rather ironically discovered there is a project called Maidenhead Missing Links which has … Continue reading Maidenhead Missing Links – Cycle Paths £2.8m in RBWM Budget Proposals?
Can you help us? Windsor & Eton Rotary Club have been asked to conduct mock job and university/college interviews with 265 students from years 10 & 13. Many of our club last interviewed pre Internet and so we’d like to ask the … Continue reading Windsor Girls’ School Career’s Week Mon 16th – Fri 20th March 2020
Can you see the missing bin is hiding? Shall we have a closer look at this eye-saw that some would just love to keep! A popular attraction used by a few as it was designed but by many more who … Continue reading Where’s Ya Bin?
Last night Andrew Johnson (AJ), Leader of the Conservatives, announced, at the Corporate Overview & Scrutiny Panel meeting that Boris wanted him to give residents who own Electric Cars (not hybrids) FREE Parking in RBWM. His purpose was to calm … Continue reading Boris’ dream of FREE Parking for Electric Cars at RBWM to resolve Advantage Card discombobulation!
At last nights Infrastructure Overview & Scrutiny Panel (O&S) meeting I was anticipating talking about highways “tarmac” both full resurfacing and “pot holes” but was told, at the end of the evening, that would be covered by Corporate this evening? … Continue reading Overview & Scrutiny is driving me slightly mad!