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2012 – The full top ten

2012 a record breaking year in more ways than one: Joyce Thacker’s priority? Find the whistle blower! 5,645 The Times – In full – heads must surely roll! 2,648 Rotherham By-Election 2012 1,828 The Uncomfortable Truth About Jahangir Akhtar! 1,444 Rotherham By-Election Daily News … Continue reading

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PAK Supermarket – What does it sell?

Numerous commenters, in both private communications with Rothpol and in comments left on Rotherham Politics, have defended the sole involvement of the PAK Supermarket on the basis that it sold neither cigarettes nor alcohol, without benefit of evidence for their … Continue reading

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Cllr Husssain does know the people at PAK very well!

Hi Riki, Is this Cllr Mahroof Hussain featured in this PAK supermarket Rotherham Youtube video? 10 seconds in? Does he know the owner? http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBkcG7PGg1I So Cllr Husssain does know the people at PAK very well! http://www.mahroofhussain.org/news/133-rotherham-councillor-shows- support-to-rotherham-hospital-charity Surely questions have … Continue reading

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Mahroof Hussain and the Pak Supermarket scheme

Hi Riki, interestingly Mahroof Hussain has also tweeted in reference to Pak Supermarket scheme. http://mobile.twitter.com/mahroofhussain Rotherham fund supporting vulnerable families who are struggling to provide food for families at Xmas is due to be approved at cabinet today. It will … Continue reading

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Generosity to whom?

Hi Riki, As I was reading the BBC Southyorkshire web page a wonderful story lept from my screen. RMBC in an extraordinary act of kindness as loaned the Credit Union 80,000 pounds of ratepayers money to be made available to … Continue reading

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Strange case of the disappearing leaflet?

Fake election leaflets containing spurious information about labour’s challengers have been a common feature of elections in Rotherham for many a year. This however, is a particularly egregious example. Rothpol, was sent this photograph taken on an iphone on the … Continue reading

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Oh Dear Joyce – What have you done now?

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, Oh deary deary me, the hapless, overpaid Joyce Thacker has ensured that the world’s media is keenly focussed on dear old Rovrum in the days leading up to the byelection – http://uk.news.yahoo.com/ukip-fury-over-foster-children-move-092523762.html So, it’s OK to … Continue reading

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Through Gritted Teeth?

Statement by Rotherham Labour Group “Why we’re backing Sarah Champion. ROTHERHAM’S Labour Group are pledging their support to Labour’s candidate for the by-election, Sarah Champion. The selection process for our candidate has been difficult, but the focus now must be … Continue reading

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Rotherham By-Election Some Reflections

Last week was quite a week, one way or another! Election campaigns always remind me of this quote from Sir Walter Scott’s poem, Marmion, which reads thus: “Oh! what a tangled web we weave When first we practice to deceive!” … Continue reading

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Labour success spoilt once again by selection shenanigans

This I simply had to share with readers, on Left Futures: Labour success spoilt once again by selection shenanigans This could have been entitled, Rotherham Child Sex Grooming Scandal Claims First Casualty! Next please!

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Rotherham By-Election Daily News Digest – 14th Nov

The morning after the night before edition. Labour last night selected Sarah Champion with the grand total of 13 votes! John Healey, MP for Wentworth & Dearne has already been appointed ‘minder’ to Sarah Champion, an interesting job, I would … Continue reading

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Rotherham By-Election Daily News Digest – 10th Nov

Respect are announcing their candidate this afternoon at a rally. Newflash: George Galloway MP has announced Yvonne Ridley as Respects candidate in the Rotherham by-election. Many people there! That will concentrate Labour’s mind? Not half, this is as far as … Continue reading

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Rotherham By-Election 29th Nov!

It is understood that the by-election writ will be moved in parliament tomorrow! The most likely date 29th November and Mahroof Hussain the Labour candidate. News just in: The Labour Party will be short listing Monday, in London, with a … Continue reading

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All Wimmin Shortlist For Labour?

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, My Agent “White Rabbit” embedded in deep cover in Town Hall Towers/Lubyanka has this evening wirelessed me that Ms Stasi Commissaress* is apoplectic with rage and pink disenchantment at finding out that the new Rovrum Laybah … Continue reading

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Jahangir Akhtar – Taken To Task!

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, I have read Nigel Bonson’s spirited and reasoned defence of his past as a British police officer in reply to Jahangir’s myopic utterings and wish to add this comment … Jahangir, For goodness sake please stop … Continue reading

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Cllr Look, Duck & Vanish MBE Appears on Wikipedia

Cllr Look, Duck & Vanish, aka Councillor Mahroof Hussain MBE, has a Wikipedia entry! Mahroof Hussain on Wikipedia. A quick check on the revision history reveals an interesting fact, the entry and all of the revisions so far were made … Continue reading

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Barnardo’s Report – Everyone Needs To Read It!

Barnardo’s, the children’s charity, have released their report on child sexual exploitation: Puppet on a string, pdf file, should open in your browser, you can save a copy too. To return, use your browsers back button. This report should be … Continue reading

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John Wesley’s Sound Advice

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, I just came across this most interesting item relating to the amazing John Wesley on 6 October 1774 and thought just how topical this is in the context of the forthcoming PCC elections. His items of … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Makes Private Eye!

Rothpol could not resist bringing readers the good news, which just dropped through my letter box! Put this way, it seems incredible that Labour selected this incompetent oaf, as their candidate for South Yorkshire Police & Crime Commissioner! It must … Continue reading

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Crompton vs Select Committee – Unconvincing.

Poor performance in lots of ways! The link to the select committee: http://www.parliamentlive.tv/Main/Player.aspx?meetingId=11516&wfs=true Today’s House of Commons Select Committee, Tuesday 16 October 2012 saw the Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police David Crompton  and DCI Philip Etheridge give evidence on … Continue reading

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MacShame by action as well as by name?

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, On top of the MPs’ expenses scandal, flipping of homes, index-linked pensions, using garages as offices, claiming relatives are workers, provision of multiple laptops, silence on the sexual grooming and exploitation of young Rotherham children, here … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – being as transparent as mud?

RikiLeaks received this rather interesting email, seems Shaun Wright was being economical with the truth when responding to Don Buxton’s recent enquiries. Time for the truth from Shaun Wright!: “Cllr Shaun Wright has missed the point and failed to disclose … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Inconvenient fact three – A response – now running from the truth?

The full inconvenient fact three correspondence: Dear Mr Wright, Thank you for your eventual response the clarity and brevity of which is much less than I was hoping for. I had hoped that in order for me to be able … Continue reading

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Racists & Anti-brigade not welcome here!

Rotherham is to play host to some rather nasty people, who wish to use our Town as a backdrop in their own struggle for publicity. Firstly we had the EDL, now we have another bunch of nutters, the anti-brigade, determined … Continue reading

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Does this ring a bell?

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, In the context of the recent wicked child sex exploitation and grooming scandal which continues to engulf our dear town I came across this jpeg which more than sums up my thoughts with regards to the … Continue reading

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Rotherham Sex Scandal – Day 14 – Advertiser must tell us the truth!

Andrew Norfolk and the Times, finally brought to everyone’s attention, an issue Rotherham Politics had been raising for many months, with limited success beyond our readership. The Rotherham Advertiser has caught up somewhat for lost time in the last two … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Inconvenient fact three – still hiding the truth?

Dear Cllr Wright, I note with some concern, but no surprise, that you have now failed to either acknowledge or respond to my previous e-mails to you of Friday, 21 September, 2012, 11:14 hrs and Saturday, 29 September, 2012, 15:44 … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Inconvenient fact – Two

This time from a private source. It is revelatory and goes some way to explain why Labour have got themselves into the mess with their hopeless candidate for Police and Crime Commissioner, Shaun Wright: “We gave Shaun Wright the Mayoralty, … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Inconvenient fact – One

Thanks to another RikiLeaks correspondent we bring this inconvenient fact to your attention: “During 2012, Labour Cllr Shaun Wright stood for the Chair of the SY Police Authority. However, even his fellow SY Police Authority members (which by the way … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright’s stupidity – investigated!

Shaun Wrights campaign to become South Yorkshire’s first elected Police and Crime Commissioner has suffered another huge blow! Rothpol has learned of an investigation, by the Electoral Commission, into undeclared substantial donations to his campaign! Yesterdays revelation that Shaun Wright … Continue reading

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How could Shaun Wright be so stupid?

Dear Rotherham Politics Readers, Last week I asked a few questions of our South Yorkshire Police Authority in relation to the recent recruitment and interview of the Interim Chief Executive of South Yorkshire Police Authority. Attached in this e-mail is … Continue reading

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What have we learned?

Firstly, last week in brief: Monday last, The Times published the first front page story regarding sexual exploitation of children in Rotherham. Within a very short time the first out of the blocks, trying to defend the indefensible were South … Continue reading

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Seen Elsewhere

Police candidate’s sex abuse pledge Published on Sunday 30 September 2012 02:15 A CANDIDATE in the running to become South Yorkshire’s first Police and Crime Commissioner has pledged more resources to tackle the sexual exploitation of children if elected. Coun … Continue reading

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Eastern Air – Jahangir Akhtar and Lord Ahmed – Not to be missed!

Waheed Akhtar’s wonderful Sunday evening show, Eastern Air last night dealt with the issue of child sexual predation. No longer available, I am sorry. Mohammed Ali – Chairperson of the Pakistan Muslim Centre; Muhbeen Hussain – Chairperson of Rotherham Muslim … Continue reading

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Don wants a response – will Shaun Wright oblige?

Dear Cllr Wright, I note with some concern and much puzzlement that I have had neither the courtesy of an acknowledgement or of a response from you in connection with the simple questions that I e-mailed to you over a … Continue reading

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Joyce Thacker’s priority? Find the whistle blower!

In the week that the public of Rotherham found out just how incompetent its civic leaders were you would have thought that the Director in charge of Children Services in Rotherham Joyce Thacker would have been focused on ensuring our … Continue reading

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Day Five – Labour LGC met last night

According to Labour Party Rules, the Local Government Committee, which meets tonight in the Town Hall, is responsible for Policy and is supposed to hold Rotherham Councillors to account. In Rotherham, the Labour Group runs everything not the LGC! There … Continue reading

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Day Five Accountability? – Time for Action!

This was left as a comment but was too good to miss, thanks SJ, and welcome to Rotherham Politics: How could anyone in the police, council or social services say they did not know. The Times quote horrific examples of … Continue reading

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BBC – Lord Ahmed speaks out!

Lord Ahmed calls on mosques ‘to speak’ about sex abuse Lord Ahmed has said the issues of morality need to be discussed in mosques Continue reading the main story Labour peer Lord Ahmed has called on mosque leaders in South … Continue reading

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BBC Radio Sheffield, Andrew Norfolk demolishes Labour’s less than honest defence!

BBC Radio Sheffield, Andrew Norfolk demolishes Labour’s less than honest defence! Starts at 8 Minutes in! http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00y190q What was said Tuesday 25th September, 7 minutes in and 1hr 8mins Joyce Thacker in denial, shooting the messenger rather than addressing the … Continue reading

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No cover up here!

No cover up here! The BBC Radio Sheffield interview on Wednesday 27 September 2012 will come back to haunt Deputy Leader Cllr Jahangir Akhtar. http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00xztws Two years ago Toby Foster interviewed the girl referred to as Amy in the Times … Continue reading

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Shaun Wrights Supporters – Any Regrets?

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, Just been having a decko at the webpage of our hapless Laybah SY PCC candidate to see if he’s mentioning the unmentionable that’s lately descended on dear old Rovrum. http://www.shaunwright.co.uk/about.html Guess what? Not a sausage. Not … Continue reading

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Shaun Wright – Stop picking on me!

Rotherham Politics and it’s readers, are enormously grateful to Andrew Norfolk and the Times, for bringing this scandal to public attention in a way that hopefully, will put an end to brushing this outrage under the carpet. Yet Shaun Wright … Continue reading

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The Times – Files expose hidden child sex scandal – Day Three – Shaun Wright, Picking on Rotherham!

From The Times of 26th September 2012: Shaun Wright – the damning OFSTED report of 2009!

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The Times – Files expose hidden child sex scandal – Day Two Part Three – Public Inquiry?

From The Times of 25th September 2012, Calls for a public inquiry: .

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Exam Time Results!

Exam Results are in: I know there are comments on this site that question the academic prowess of certain Rotten Metropolitan Borough Council Elected Members; however the 100% pass rate on the ethics papers may undermine this widely held view … Continue reading

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Exam Time!

Exam Question. Subject Ethics. Rotten Metropolitan Borough Council (RMBC) is a provisional Labour controlled Council. This question is for Elected Members of RMBC and any Labour Party Member willing to answer to the question. As requested by RMBC Elected Members … Continue reading

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Another pretender?

Rotherham Politics understands that there is another that is a potential ‘pretender’ to the role of Rotherham Member of Parliament. This brings the total to three local Labour members, who are understood to be very interested. Mahroof Hussain MBE and … Continue reading

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Increased footfall? Now we know why!

Dear Rotherham Politics readers, Ah ha, now I know the reasons behind the “increased footfall” that’s apparently occurring in dear old Rovrum, and which the Corn Fed Grunters, Muppets and Clowns and their kling-ons have been trumpeting as a sign … Continue reading

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The truth will out!

Rotherham Politics brings you the fruits of the labour of our ‘eagle eyed’ source: Further to your e-mail of 3 August 2012, please find attached details of train journeys taken by elected members paid for directly by the Council during … Continue reading

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The Annual Greed Parade!

For those who missed this information, published Friday July 20th 2012 in the Rotherham Advertiser, close to the back pages, well page 87, actually: Cllrs Allowances, Travel & Subsistence 2011-2012 Name Basic Special R Travel Subsistence Total Akhtar J 12129.96 … Continue reading

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Coining it in!

The list so far, of Rotherham Borough Councillors that are paid, at least twice, for the same period of time, is this form of abuse acceptable? Cllr Shabana Ahmed: Works for Sheffield CC. Cllr Dominic Beck: Works for Barnsley & … Continue reading

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Emma Hoddinott – Taken To Task!

Dear Rotherham Politics Reader, Well well well, if I’d know then what I know now, I wouldn’t have given Ms Laybah Candidate the time of day, or me vote http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CRImvz153yE What a sodding cheek when aspirant, but unsuccessful candidate for … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – Shabana speaks out while the silence of the lambs continues!

While the majority of Elected Members and Chief Executive remain silent on the issue of the grooming and sexual exploitation of children here in Rotherham at least two Councillors have had the courage and stand up and set out their … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – Shabana Ahmed adds her voice to Jahangir Akhtars

Last night Borough Councillor Shabana Ahmed broke cover to bring us this statement: “I wasn’t intending to comment publicly this early in my political position but since my name has been mentioned along with the other women Cllrs I feel … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – the deafening silence continues

Dear Rotherham Politics Readers, While the deafening silence continues from Da Leedah and Town Clerk on the continuing problem of child sexual exploitation in our Borough, along comes Ann Coffey MP, Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – Denial + Silence = Culpability

It’s now over week ago since the publication of the serious case review into the death of Laura Wilson, the report made reference to the issue of child sexual exploitation in Rotherham. It was noticeable that the leader, deputy leader … Continue reading

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Rotherham’s Disgrace – Free Advice For The Leader Roger Stone

While contemplating the continuing deafening wall of silence coming from Town Hall Towers on the appalling sexual exploitation and grooming of young women and children which is still manifest among our midst, and the huge vacuum caused by an absent, … Continue reading

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Taxi here for the Leader, no thanks if it’s in Rotherham!

So here we have it, further evidence of the risks posed to the populace of Rotherham by weak and in-effective governance standards, from individuals with dubious backgrounds and from RMBC Elected Members who have remained silent on the scale of … Continue reading

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When Austerity Ends – Scandalous Councillor Greed Returns!

When austerity ends and the financial restrictions on councils are eased a little what should the priority be for Rotherham Borough Council? Reversing cuts to essential services? Reversing the hundreds of job losses? Perhaps even helping hard pressed local families … Continue reading

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Omar ‘succeeds’ in Boston Castle!

Omar Mehban’s campaign got it’s reward last night when we discovered 64 votes were cast for him! Omar, we understand was hoping for fewer than this! How many Loonies can there be in Boston Castle Ward? The answer to that … Continue reading

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Boston Castle Ward – Omar Mehban’s Manicfesto Out!

Omar Mehban, standing in the Boston Castle Ward for the ‘Official Monster Raving Loony Party’ has released his Manicfesto today! View/download this priceless artifact of Rotherham’s 2012 Election Season: Omar Mehban Yellow Manicfesto!

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Politics is fun too – Omar Mehban shows the way in Boston Castle Ward!

Omar’s election material can now be brought to readers attention: At least Omar understands that he is a joker in the pack, pity Mahroof Hussain hasn’t realised the same thing. Previously:Vote Loony – You Know It Makes Sense!

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Vote Loony – You Know It Makes Sense!

Close of nominations reveals the first Official Monster Raving Loony Party candidate has appeared in Rotherham! Omar Mehban is standing for them in Mahroof Hussain’s Ward, Boston Castle. There has appeared also a rift in Holderness Ward Labour Party where … Continue reading

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More Interesting Questions?

Dear chiefexecutive@rotherham.gov.uk My community sources have informed me that Rotherham MBC have recently provided the specific sum of £30,000 to Rotherham United F.C. and which may have enabled the RMBC “One Town One Community” logo to be displayed on the … Continue reading

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‘Tiser brings us the ‘Three Wise Monkeys’?

The Rotherham Advertiser has today placed online, this video of Roger Stone, Martin Kimber and Jahangir Akhtar explaining this years budget. VIDEO: Budget ‘will prioritise Rotherham’s most vulnerable’ Reader sourced reviews will, no doubt, be interesting! Cast List: Roger Stone … Continue reading

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Can Rotherham have this too?

Couldn’t resist sharing this interesting article from the Guardian website with you: Why Oldham is taking council meetings online Broadcasting proceedings on the web with questions from the public is keeping Councillors on their toes Read on……. Must declare an … Continue reading

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The Saturday Question? 4th Feb 2012

Following the exposure this week, of the Civil Servant running the Student Loans system and his pay being paid gross in to a private company, avoiding Tax and NI! Have we any such arrangements here in Rotherham? Previous Saturday Questions: … Continue reading

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PMQ’s – Or the weekly where is Denis sat today game?

If there is one session of Parliament that is simply unmissable for MPs, Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQ’s) is it. It provides many subtle signs for the sophisticated observer to interpret. Rothpol always amuses himself by looking out for Denis MacShane … Continue reading

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No Honours rebels in Rotherham – No surprise there then!

Grald-Hunter was amused to read this online news article – http://uk.news.yahoo.com/list-honours-rebels-published-055440045.html – and not too surprised to discover that there’s no names of past Corn Fed Hogs, Muppets and Clowns from Rovrum Town Hall Towers anywhere to be seen. Nope not a one … Continue reading

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Just a thought……

Have any readers noticed, that when politicians receive honours, it invariably marks the highest point of their careers, not simply a point on the way up!

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Grald-Hunter spots Mahroof Hussain twitter outburst!

The Rotherham Politics active and empowered reader, correspondent and “critical friend” of Rotherham Laybah Grooip and RMBC, Grald-Hunter, came across this latest petulant twitter flutter outburst – http://twitter.com/mahroofhussain – from our Aspirant MP, 1st Class Rail Travel Guru, Supporter of Section 106 £247,500 … Continue reading

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Time for Rotherham to bite the bullet?

Rotherham Politics suggestion for savings No Two. Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council elected members have had for years the highest allowances in South Yorkshire! Is Rotherham one of the largest authorities in Yorkshire? Definitely not! Rotherham is by any stretch of … Continue reading

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2011 in retrospect – Anticipating 2012 – 30,000 hits later!

On New Year’s Day, a few sometimes random reflections on 2011, and the same for the year in prospect. 2011 was an interesting year politically at the local and national level and 2012 looks set fair to be at least … Continue reading

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