Couldn’t resist sharing this interesting article from the Guardian website with you:
Why Oldham is taking council meetings online
Broadcasting proceedings on the web with questions from the public is keeping Councillors on their toes Read on…….
Must declare an interest here, I don’t make it out much and going to a Council Meeting at the Town Hall and climbing up to the Public Gallery is totally out of the question.
The modern democratic landscape has changed. Since the success of the broadcasting of Parliament there is now a clamour for Local Councils to do the same via the web. Rotherham Town Hall has the equipment, it is high time they used it!