Before 2015 there wasn't anything called "Somerset Day". In truth the county disappeared as an easily identified place in 1974 when the government of the day chopped it up and neutered its influence. Somerset County Council does not … [Read more...] about Somerset Day?
Our four District Councils have taken the best legal advice, and the answer is clear. There is nothing to stop them holding referendum to give people a decent chance of showing their views on the two plans for reforming local … [Read more...] about THE LAWYERS ARE COMING
Somerset County Council's latest flat-footed bungling has unleashed extraordinary anger from the Headteachers of Somerset's Secondary Schools. The Heads cite "lack of leadership" and say their relationship with the County Council's … [Read more...] about ANOTHER GIANT COUNTY COUNCIL BLUNDER
Somerset County Council has a bee in its bonnet. Actually it is more like a giant hornet. The council is still deeply embarrassed about the original Skanska report which revealed dismal management of a contract by the Highways … [Read more...] about “CATCH THE SKANSKA LEAKER”
Rishi Sunak's second budget came at what we hope will be the tail end of a ghastly pandemic. The Chancellor has dug deep throughout to safeguard jobs and businesses. He has also given incredibly generous grants to councils throughout … [Read more...] about WARNINGS FOR THE CHANCELLOR