Tag Archives: Alan Buckley

The man who would be Mayor: But is he a fit and proper person?

The trouble with “regime change” is that it strips away organisational memory, and so entrenches the power of those that survive the cull. So it is with the Rotherham Labour Group. There are no elections in Rotherham this year, but … Continue reading

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Smoke & ire

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Grateful to the scanner for this piece in Private Eye:

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Concern over consultation on Rotherham’s future fire service

PUBLIC consultation over the future of Rotherham’s fire service comprised a single stall open for four hours – with just a few leaflets to give out. South Yorkshire Fire Authority has raised the matter with officers after complaints about the … Continue reading

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Call for probe into lieu time for fire chiefs

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A FIRE authority shelved a public report into senior officers being allocated hundreds of hours of lieu time, a decision which ultimately led to a deputy chief receiving an extra £12,500 for working during strikes when he left the service … Continue reading

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Labour’s campaign starts in Brinsworth & Catcliffe Ward

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A source sent me this today and thought you should see it too. .

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Roddison’s sham resignation

After Rotherham Councils sex pest was sentenced last week, it was announced he would be quitting as a councillor. Only in Rotherham would this amount to staying on as an elected representative after all! Quite outrageously he has not resigned … Continue reading

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2016 Election Selection Dejection

There are 63 seats to be contested in Rotherham’s 2016 Council elections….3 councillors for each of the 21 Wards. Sadly, well maybe not so sadly, none of the political parties can at present find sufficient candidates to contest every seat. … Continue reading

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