This is the story of a cover-up. A calculated plan to stop the facts emerging. A plot to conceal incompetence on a scale unseen since Somerset County Council signed itself away to IBM with a doomed joint venture called SouthWest One which … [Read more...] about COUNTY COUNCIL COVER-UP REVEALED
It is official. Local elections WILL be held, as scheduled, on May 6th. That should mean that we all get the chance to give a verdict on the performance of Somerset County Council. Its called democracy. It is intended to happen once every … [Read more...] about LET THE PEOPLE VOTE
The Leader of Somerset County Council didn't approve of my comments in the House of Commons. I suggested, on several occasions, that Somerset has not used money received from the Government for Covid relief in the way intended. It is now … [Read more...] about DID SOMERSET MISUSE COVID GRANTS?
I have been very critical of Somerset County Council recently - with ample justification. The council is unable to tell anyone precisely how it has spent, or intends to spend, £tens of millions of Covid-19 grants already given to them by … [Read more...] about PARLIAMENTARY PRIVILEGE EXPLAINED
The Government may be running out of patience with Somerset County Council. Today the council's Audit Committee was told that Skanska, the firm hired to do all the work on Somerset's roads, handed over extra payments of £4million … [Read more...] about CABINET MINISTER REJECTS “ONE SOMERSET” PLAN