2016 elections due dilgence files

Replacements required?

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Labour are starting the process of finding replacements for many of those who are currently Councillors. The scale of their problem becomes evident when they are viewed together as a group. Many of those here, served throughout the period when … Continue reading

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The political season starts here

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After the summer holidays are a memory, the political season starts with the party conferences. For those political parties intending to field a full set of candidates at next May’s ‘All Out’ elections in Rotherham next May. 63 candidates, are … Continue reading

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Democracy, Sir? – A response to Sir Derek Myers

This rather petulant piece, made it into the letters pages of this weeks Advertiser. I read with some interest the article in then July 24 edition of the Advertiser about the £800 per day Sir Derek Myers’ views on the … Continue reading

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They think its all over..it isn’t

What other than genes, link Banaras & Sageer Hussain, recently charged with numerous counts of CSE, including rape and pimping, with their family member Akhtar? I know, and if you read some of the reports and newspaper articles you can … Continue reading

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2015 a more complex picture?

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Add just a little more detail, and a much more complex picture emerges of this years election results. These results were also affected by the increased turnout caused by the General Election. Local issues, were simply ‘drowned out’ by the … Continue reading

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Labour’s 2015 success

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Friends who were present at this year’s local election count report, the same exaggerated celebrations and pride at the size of their majorities, despite having lost the second General Election in a row, whistling in the wind’, perhaps? The increased … Continue reading

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Calling potential new councillors

From the Advertiser, Published date: 24 July 2015: Calling potential new councillors YOUR town needs you — to play a part of Rotherham’s recovery by standing for the “new” borough council. The all-out elections next May will be a watershed … Continue reading

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Labour suspension lifted – Ann Russell

Labour councillor’s suspension in wake of Rotherham scandal lifted One of the four Rotherham councillors suspended by Labour in the wake of the child sexual exploitation scandal has been reinstated into the party. Councillor Gwendoline Ann Russell, who has been … Continue reading

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Summer season of scrutiny one – Advisory Cabinet

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

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