Monthly Archives: March 2015

How well do you know your constituency ? Rother Valley

So, Parliament has been dissolved and the PM is off to have a chat with The Queen this morning. Final candidates for May’s election will be posted over the next few days. In the meantime – How well do you … Continue reading

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Countdown to Election 2015

Think all of us are hoping for a better turn out at this year’s election. Rotherham desperately needs change and confidence in RMBC rebuilt. The next elections in Rotherham are on Thursday 7 May 2015 Parliamentary General Election and Local … Continue reading

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“Getting the best deal for Rother Valley”

A little surprised that this Labour propaganda leaflet came in an envelope through the post the other day. All I can surmise is that the Labour Party in Rothheerham must be feeling under duress for them to spend hard earned … Continue reading

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The Day Sir Nutkin Met Mr Lewis

Originally posted on Rotherham Politics:
Once again desperately on the campaign trail with two not fit for purpose councillors, Sir Nutkin made the mistake of venturing into the lair of Mr Lewis. The shy retiring Mr Lewis, the finest heckler…

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Lots of congratulations and people feeling privilaged to work with our Kevin this week

Kevin Barron Chair, Standards Committee, Chair, Privileges Committee I am delighted to open this debate, which represents the fulfilment of a great deal of unsung and often thankless work by the Standards Committee. I should like first to talk about the … Continue reading

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Our Kev gets a mention in Private Eye magazine

Doesn’t it just make you balk … … ? From Private Eye : http://www.private-eye.co.uk/news “THERE were plenty of opportunities for holier-than-thou posturing after the dégringolade of two former foreign secretaries whose self-importance had left them with few friends in the Tea … Continue reading

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Commons Select Committee – reports on Rotherham Child Sexual Exploitation

17 March 2015 In spite of repeated inspections, Ofsted failed to detect either the evidence, or the knowledge within the council, of large-scale child sexual exploitation in Rotherham, says the Communities and Local Government (CLG) Committee in their new report. The … Continue reading

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Ofsted “failed to detect abuse” in Rotherham

From the BBC    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-south-yorkshire-31914195 Government inspectors failed to detect child sexual exploitation in Rotherham because they trusted council staff, a report by MPs has said. The Communities and Local Government Committee said Ofsted inspections had been “ineffective”. The committee, … Continue reading

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Pedophile Inquiry Shut Down After Cyril Smith Arrest

Is this good news for Rotherham’s scandal that this cover up is being exposed ? Which police force will be next…  … ? In case you missed it on newsnight : exclusive on pedophile inquiry shut down after Cyril Smith arrest … Continue reading

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5 Reasons Why NHA Is Becoming A Major Force In UK Politics

A party for consideration for May elections ? Don’t think Maltby will have a candidate, though.

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