You couldn’t make it up! You will remember the Tories removed me as chair of the scrutiny panel? This is how THEY scrutinise: Click here to see them fudge, cover up and avoid the issue! Click here to see them deny me an answer to a straight question! (The answer is just 4 out of […]
Considering it has been a tough and busy year for me with a nasty accident, a new job and an all encompassing attack from the Tories for having the audacity to do my job when I was Overview and Scrutiny chair, I’ve come top again in the poll of hardworking councillors – a clear five […]
In #Brentwoodwest this week there is an applications in Brook Road. Apologies for the delay but the council website has been down. Please note these are NOT yet decisions – I am able to refer to planning committee now. 6 Brook Road - CONSTRUCTION OF A PART TWO/SINGLE STOREY SIDE/REAR EXTENSION; INCREASE IN RIDGE HEIGHT AND DORMERS […]
So, it’s finally over. The nasty development that Tory Cllr Brandon Lewis dumped on Brentwood before he went to be Eric Pickles’ loyal servant in Westminster and kept alive far beyond its sell by date by stubborn Cllr Louise McKinlay and her loyal Tory troops will not happen. Good. This was the wrong development for […]
Nothing in #BrentwoodWest this week folks!
So, since I posted this earlier post about the S106 monies, I have had a number of comments from residents and councillors that lead me to be concerned about it whereabouts. So, tonight I have put in a formal request as a councillor and, just in case, a Freedom of Information request. I have been […]
Many times, commenting on twitter, some Brentwood tweeters have said that councillors should pull up their “big girl/boy pants” and get on with making decisions. Well, there’s going to be some disappointment as there was a distinct lack of grown up undies from the Tory leader and her loyal servants of Tory councillors on […]