Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Happy New Year from Rotherham Politics

A happy new year from Rotherham Politics and all the best for 2014. My personal appreciation and thanks goes to readers, commenters and contributors for making this year, the most successful to date and the most rewarding to myself. Additionally … Continue reading

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Arise Sir Kevin!

New Years honours list short. Kevin Barron has received a Knighthood! See also: Private Eye on the Double-Standards Committee Chairman Barron’s Half Million Capital Gain! Kevin Barron and Sigma! And from Guido Fawkes’: Ding Dong : Guido V Kevin Barron MP Definitely not to … Continue reading

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Peter puts his finger on it!

Peter Thirlwall’s letter published this week in the Advertiser provides us with pen portraits of the past leaders of RMBC. Views on our leaders “Since the formation of Rotherham Council in 1974, there have been four different leaders. I have … Continue reading

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Sarah Champion Progress on CSE

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The Star updates readers on the progress of Sarah Champion’s all party inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation:

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RMBC Landlord licensing consultation

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RMBC Landlord licensing consultation: This particular issue has set off quite a lot of anguish for some. We will be reporting on this and other related issues as the information comes in during 2014!

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Rothpol wishes everyone a happy Christmas

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What the Judge said to Denis

Mr Justice Sweeney’s sentencing statement, pretty damning which ever way you try to spin it! “You are aged 65 and of positive previous good character. You have pleaded guilty to an offence of false accounting which encompasses a total of … Continue reading

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