Tag Archives: Chris Read

The Week That Was – Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March 2018

Last Weeks Top Ten 17th March  2018 Akhtar…a spider at the centre of the taxi trade web Rawmarsh man jailed for 17 years for raping teenager Britain’s ‘worst ever’ child grooming scandal exposed: Hundreds of young girls raped, beaten, sold … Continue reading

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Accused senior Sandwell Labour figure referred to NCC – but most senior still not suspended

The SKWAWKBOX has covered the ongoing controversy in the West Midlands borough of Sandwell at some length, where the local Labour Party has been riven by allegations over the behaviour of senior Labour figures – and that those senior figures … Continue reading

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Council leader Chris Read on “fascinating” South Yorkshire Mayor job

COUNCIL leader Chris Read said he might fancy a crack at being South Yorkshire’s elected mayor but not yet. Cllr Read, who is leader of Rotherham Borough Council and chairman of the Sheffield City Region board, said he had been … Continue reading

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Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m.

Budget Council, Council Meeting Wednesday, 28th February, 2018 2.00 p.m. Attendance details Agenda frontsheet PDF 155 KB Agenda reports pack PDF 5 MB Webcast link, will start working when meeting  starts and then be available for viewing at readers own … Continue reading

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Rotherham council leader “could compromise” over devolution deal

A DEVOLUTION deal edged closer as Rotherham Borough Council leader Chris Read indicated he would be willing to compromise. An interim model allowing a two-year term to 2020 for the Sheffield City Region (SCR) deal has been suggested by Barnsley … Continue reading

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Yorkshire devolution: Deal inches closer as Rotherham leader takes ‘pragmatic’ approach

The prospect of an agreement over Yorkshire devolution is closer to becoming reality after the leader of Rotherham council revealed he was willing to accept an unelected Sheffield City Region mayor serving a term of only two years. Chris Read … Continue reading

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New role for Rotherham council leader Chris Read

ROTHERHAM council leader Chris Read has been appointed as the head of a major regional forum. Cllr Read (pictured) was announced as the new chairman of the SCR Combined Authority (CA) at a meeting on Monday, when it was revealed … Continue reading

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