RBWM Tory Planning Policy to be decided by Twitter “Loves” & “Likes”

It would seem that the Magna Carta, the foundations for UK law, is to be superseded by social media “loves” and “likes” at RBWM as the ruling Tory party have decided that they no longer need to worry about democratic process and will now base any and all decisions on how social media perceives them… Read More RBWM Tory Planning Policy to be decided by Twitter “Loves” & “Likes”

Keep Your Eye on RBWM Council Decision Making

While the impact of Covid-19 has mostly been negative, there have been some positives… huge improvements to transparent governance for one, allowing residents and Councillors to minimise the chances of their questions going unanswered as before! Well, that is the logical outcome but will require the ruling party to change the way they are used… Read More Keep Your Eye on RBWM Council Decision Making

When is a Decision not a Decision … when it is ‘SPIN’

Recently RBWM Cabinet voted through changes affecting families and our youth, the opposition challenged their decision making process by calling it in and have opened a big can of worms… WAS THE DECISION NOT A DECISION? I found it all rather confusing and I’m sure I’m not alone… why are they repositioning the Call In?… Read More When is a Decision not a Decision … when it is ‘SPIN’

The Borough Local Plan – very much a conservative vision in more ways than one!

We entered the council meeting Thursday evening for the Extraordinary Full Council – 23 October 2019, with hope in our hearts… there to discuss the proposed changes to the RBWM Borough Local Plan Submission Version. Hear it all here >>> We had a reasonable request to put forward to our new Leader- let’s just ask… Read More The Borough Local Plan – very much a conservative vision in more ways than one!

Boris’ Dead Cats – how many do RBWM Conservatives’ need?

I was talking to the youngest councillor of RBWM yesterday, Joshua Reynold Lib Dem, who phoned me to discuss my Motion regarding council meeting attire… he introduced me to the concept of Boris’s dead cats… Apparently, because Boris always finds himself in bother, to detract from the really bad stories, Boris chucks in a non-story… Read More Boris’ Dead Cats – how many do RBWM Conservatives’ need?