Tag Archives: Rotherham Labour Group

Who really wears the trousers? Hoddinott perhaps?

A ‘macho bullying culture’. Anyone who has taken any interest in the politics of Rotherham over the past few years will remember this witheringly accurate allegation levelled by Professor Jay in 2014. It’s true that Chris Read has gone to … Continue reading

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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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Are Civil Servants collecting campaign funds for Labour Group?

Labour Cllrs pay about 5% (50-60 quid) a month from their basic allowance into the Labour group central fund. That is why the central fund is so big at election time and they can afford full time campaign staff and all the literature. … Continue reading

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Woman in court charged with “stalking” Rotherham abuse whistleblower

A CHILD sex abuse victim will be tried next year for allegedly stalking a Rotherham borough councillor. Sarah Wilson (pictured), who waived her right to lifelong anonymity to publish a book on her ordeal, appeared at Sheffield Magistrates’ Court to … Continue reading

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Changed?

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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council through the Leader Chris Read, have  assured us they have changed, having learned the lessons of the past. At almost the very first hurdle, they have given us an example of just the kind of behaviour, … Continue reading

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Cllr Andrew Roddison – Town Hall sex pest?

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Andrew Roddison made the front page with this sorry tale. His Party suspension soon to be converted to expulsion? Seems that this was being kept quiet, Rotherham Labour doesn’t change? Nor do sex pests usually have a single victim. Getting … Continue reading

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Election Snippets 7: Fear & Loathing Labour Style

If you think the national Labour Party is split and riven with factions, it ain’t nothing compared to the mutual animosity and distrust that riddles the Rotherham Labour Group. Like a group cast adrift in a rudderless boat without food … Continue reading

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