Archives for October 2018

GOOD RIDDANCE

Ms Penny James, Chief Executive of both Taunton Deane and West Somerset councils, has decided to cash in her substantial retirement package and declare herself redundant. This is represents no real change. There will be few tears. Ms James has an extraordinary record in local government. She was one …
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County Hall Cuts – Why I will meet the unions

The County Council  crisis, and the scale of the spending cuts already proposed, is far too important and worrying to ignore. Today I met with a team from Unison representing front-line workers in vital services. They are my constituents and they have given me a detailed glimpse of the scale and …
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