It is exactly THREE MONTHS since the Government's consultation on two different unitary plans for local government in Somerset closed. Since then, apart from a late pathetic admission that only 5500 people had bothered to fill in the … [Read more...] about MINISTRY OF LIES?
The Cabinet Minister in charge of local government is flying flags on Wednesday. I doubt if he will be hauling them up the flagpoles himself, but he intends to display "Historic" flags from all the English counties - including Somerset - … [Read more...] about “Historic” Flag Day?
The Prime Minister postponed Freedom Day. The House of Commons approved the delay. And though I fully understand and sympathise with our vital tourism and hospitality industries I voted to delay the final end of lockdown purely on the … [Read more...] about WHAT PRICE FREEDOM?
"THE VOICE OF THE PEOPLE IS THE VOICE OF GOD". It is a saying which has been true for hundreds of years - when the people are allowed to speak then those in power have a duty to listen to them. That is what I hope the Secretary of State … [Read more...] about VOX POPULI – VOX DEI
Bridgwater is in for a huge injection of cash thanks to the Government Town Fund, established to give a real boost for special projects. Bridgwater consulted widely and put together an imaginative bid for £25million. They will receive … [Read more...] about BRIDGWATER WINS TOWN FUNDS!