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

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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

Some labour must have missed

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Snail mail has also provided us with another interesting piece on the ‘due diligence’ failure at the heart of labour group, read it and weep. As this is a political matter, perhaps it should be asked of Chris Read, our … Continue reading

Election Snippet 4: links to the past severed?

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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

22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past

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22 in Labour rout as it cuts ties with Rotherham’s past TROUBLED Rotherham Council is aiming for a fresh start as Labour sift through their local election candidate list – ditching those with links to previous regimes. Government commissioners intervened … Continue reading

How many of these disgraced Labour Councillors, will be candidates again in May?

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Too many! Stepping down: Paul Lakin, Maggie Godfrey, John Doyle, Emma Hoddinott, Dominic Beck, Christine Beaumont and Mahroof Hussain. .

The scale of Labour’s problem?

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Nothing quite exemplifies the scale of Labour’s problems in Rotherham, than the list of Labour councillors, whose term of office expires next May. There are some real incompetents, deadbeats and worse, among this bunch. They are also all signed up … Continue reading

Rawmarsh 2014 – Labour out campaigning

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Or….Every picture tells a story? The Labour Party is out campaigning in the Rawmarsh Ward, thought readers might be amused by this photo presented as evidence by John Healey on his twitter feed: Judging by this turnout they must be … Continue reading