As Rik’s long-term partner, I feel that I should share with you the current situation and I have chosen to make this statement on his blog, Rotherham Politics, in order that his friends, readers and commentators can be aware of … Continue reading
When Prof Jay issued her damning report, she identified the point in time, after which, no one could claim they did not know. A certain Seminar given to councillors in 2005! Those that remain, must now bear their share of … Continue reading
Counterterrorism police are questioning a man over letters sent to MPs calling for a day of national violence against Muslims. A 35-year-old man from Lincoln was arrested yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to murder, sending a hoax noxious substance and … Continue reading
I have after a good deal of lobbying and soul searching decided to retain Rotherham Politics as the main scrutiny blog for politics in Rotherham. Hope I have not confused too many readers, sorry, Rik.
MEMBERS of the public will be able to put their questions to the new interim chief constable of South Yorkshire Police tomorrow. Interim Chief Constable Dave Jones and Temporary Assistant Chief Constable Jason Harwin will hold an online web chat … Continue reading
Now the summer season is upon us, it is time to do what Rothpol does best, scrutiny. Starting with the top, the advisory cabinet, surely the most trusted and checked out group of Labour councillors of all? What do readers … Continue reading
I must say I find the Labour Party difficult to fathom? First they go in to full denial mode then they fail to mention it on election materials and now it seems, Labour are not even fielding their own candidates … Continue reading
A Party Political Statement by the Rotherham Labour Party (or put another way, how to try to spin your way out of the mire) Well everything’s all alright now then according to Labour. They have carried out an incredible amount … Continue reading
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This illuminating tweet has been pointed out to Rothpol can’t resist sharing it with readers:
Wishing everyone, who has contributed to the most successful year yet in 2014, a happy New Year! The eclectic mixture of subjects we cover, will be added to this year, by the elections in May. A General Election, Borough Council … Continue reading