Archives for February 2017

The Wrong Arm of the Law

The architects of the mad plan to merge Taunton Deane and West Somerset councils deliberately picked the wrong law to try and sneak it through without proper consultation. That has been my suspicion all along. It is also the firm conclusion of Sedgemoor District Council who were recently asked to …
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A nasty smell in Taunton……

"It wasn't me guv." I didn't report Taunton Deane Council to the Fraud Squad. One of their own town councils called them in. The accusation is that Taunton has been levying council tax by a method which costs individual households more than it should The suggestion is that this has been going on for …
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What a load of rubbish

Looks lovely, doesn't it. This is the image visitors will see if they look up Taunton Deane on Google - an enticing picture of a pile of rotting garbage, courtesy of Taunton Deane Borough Council! Never mind their profligate plans to spend squillions tarting up their own offices, forget their …
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Parliament goes for Brexit

There is now no longer any doubt. Last night, after a long and fascinating debate, MPs voted decisively to support triggering Article 50 - the bit of our membership agreement with the EU that  allows us to hand back our card and leave the club. The size of the majority in favour should convince the …
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