2016 Election Snippets

Election Snippets 7: Fear & Loathing Labour Style

If you think the national Labour Party is split and riven with factions, it ain’t nothing compared to the mutual animosity and distrust that riddles the Rotherham Labour Group. Like a group cast adrift in a rudderless boat without food … Continue reading


Election Snippet 6: The Big Underlying Issue, the big deceit

Election Snippet 6: The Big Underlying Issue, the big deceit In September 2015 Rotherham Council Leader Chris Read signed us up for membership of the Sheffield City Region and a new Mayor. In true democratic style, the opinions of we … Continue reading

Election Snippet 5: Labour at war with itself

There is now no doubt, labour’s more robust approach to candidate selection this year, has ruffled more than a few feathers. This is most clearly visible in the Valley Ward election contest this year. There are three labour and three … Continue reading

Election Snippet 4: links to the past severed?

Chris Read and Jon Trickett in the Yorkshire Post, have made claims the ‘old guard’ have been ‘put out to grass’, but are their claims credible? Jon Trickett stated; “TROUBLED Rotherham Council is aiming for a fresh start as Labour … Continue reading

Election Snippet 3: UKIP, Ego overloaded and policy light

UKIP are spinning that they are selective and very choosy about who they will let stand for the Council under their banner. This is of course rubbish, a bit of propaganda put around to cover their only having 41 candidates … Continue reading

Election Snippet 2 – David Roche and Hoober Ward

Election Snippet 2 – David Roche and Hoober Ward Getting candidates and councillors but not fit for Public Office? Given the lack of scrutiny regarding Labour’s recent selection and the eleventh hour departure of Shakoor Adalat, Labour councillor candidate for … Continue reading

Election Snippet 1: Rotherham East Farce

How peculiar? Who would believe it? A few months ago Rothpol cited Zahir Munir (aka Monir) as failing to pass Labour’s tests for being a fitting person to stand as their candidate for Rotherham East. But one has to give the lad … Continue reading

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