Confused about the local elections? Let me explain

ALL set for the council elections? We’re now less than three weeks away from the big day, so the candidates will be stepping up their campaigns, pounding the pavement and turning on the charm. But if they knocked on your door, would you know who they were? You might know which party you plan toContinue reading “Confused about the local elections? Let me explain”

Poor pay and terrible PR: who’d be a local councillor?

We cannot on one hand complain that anyone who goes into politics is motivated by greed and an unsavoury quest for power and influence, but on the other hand rule out salaries that represent fair pay for the hours and effort involved.

Do we really want honest politicians, as opposed to a bit of razzle dazzle?

Everyone says they want honest politicians – but don’t silly questions sometimes deserve evasive answers?