Conservative former Cabinet minister Sir Eric Pickles has joined the list of MPs who have said they will not be standing again in the General Election. The former Bradford Council leader announced on his Twitter feed that he would not … Continue reading
Electoral fraud is a blight across the political spectrum – and my review can help to stamp it out Eric Pickles Download your own copy of the Pickles Report: https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/545416/eric_pickles_report_electoral_fraud.pdf We like to boast that Britain is home to the … Continue reading
Police ‘too scared’ to stop vote rigging in Muslim areas, damning report finds VOTE rigging in Muslim communities goes unchallenged because police are too scared of being “politically correct”, a damning Government report has revealed. The study, headed by Sir … Continue reading
The new Home Secretary Amber Rudd has announced she is considering a ‘fundamental re-organisation’ of South Yorkshire Police. The announcement was made in the House of Commons this afternooon. Rudd’s words came after former Conservative Cabinet minister Sir Eric Pickles … Continue reading
Pickles to name Rotherham commissioners this week http://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/news/election-politics/full-coverage/pickles-to-name-rotherham-commissioners-this-week-1-7124008 As it happened: DCLG minsters face questions over department’s performance “16:25 Mr Pickles said he “never thought” he would have had to intervene in three councils. He said Doncaster MBC was now … Continue reading
Rob Foulds tries to clarify an important point. I reproduce his email below: From: Rob Foulds Date: 18 February 2015 at 10:58 Subject: Rotherham MBC To: email@example.com, Gemma.Penn@communities.gsi.gov.uk Dear Mr Rowsell As a long term critic of Rotherham MBC, particularly … Continue reading
The Yorkshire Post has published this on the thorny problem of trades union ‘Pilgrims’ employed by Yorkshire Councils, more particularly the cost! Yorkshire councils spend £4.6m paying union officials MILLIONS of pounds of taxpayers money is being “wasted” as a … Continue reading
Eric Pickles, the Communities Secretary, is not everyone’s cup of tea, but now and again, he makes a pronouncement that would be difficult not to welcome: Abuse of state powers as councils threaten bloggers with arrest. Local Government Secretary, Eric … Continue reading
Just last week, as the #daftarrest case concerning a citizen who has been subjected to the most outrageous intimidation including the litigation she has been forced to endure, came to an end, Eric Pickles reissued the following two documents:
Trying to tell the Judge something? At the same time local councils? I do hope so.
I imagine, the same rules apply to parish council meetings!