Shortly after being elected as the UKIP Councillor for Alvaston on May 5th 2016, John Evans found himself in court, and being met with the shame of the Derby Telegraph headline “Newly […]
The “accessible” Cllr Banwait: 10 months, 2 complaints, 1 Council question, and a pointless 14 minute meeting….and still no action for a disabled man.
When a member of the public asks a question in a Full Council Meeting, it is to get some sense of progress on an issue. It should be a forum whereby the […]
Health awareness is about community, it’s about people being encouraged and educated by peers, in culturally appropriate ways, from people they trust. Rarely does it happen from leaflets lying on a desk, […]
As I reported earlier this week the Council saved £2.2m in it’s Revenue Budget in 2015/16. This was confirmed in the Council Cabinet papers presented at the meeting on 13th July 2016 […]
Derby City Council ignore Parents in new Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) proposal.
Derby City Council Cabinet will be discussing on Wednesday 13th July a proposal to change the administration of the Schools Top-Up Funding for the education of children with SEND. The report being […]
Perhaps Cllr Pegg thinks that involving 5 different Police officers, including an Inspector, a Sergeant making a home visit, was a price worth paying to try and “intimidate” me. A couple of […]
In a previous article I wrote that, homelessness is rarely fully solved by just finding someone a place to live. It may solve the immediate practical issue but it doesn’t address the […]
On 16th June 2016 Grant Thornton issued a damning report on the conduct of the Council in the 2012-2015 period highlighting in particular, poor practice in areas of governance, as well as […]