Tag Archives: Rotherham Politics

Run up to the elections 2014 – the chat, the gossip, the truth and the lies

In the run up to the elections on May 22nd, we have another blog discussing the ideas, attitudes and comments on the political situation in Rotherham http://rotherhampoliticstake2.wordpress.com/ Many of us are being called “keyboard warriors” again, which seems to be … Continue reading

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The Truth about the organisation known as “Common Purpose” – Petition for FACTS

“Common Purpose” is spreading throughout our government and professional bodies under the guise of “empowerment” and “leadership courses “.  It is not as many of us may at first think. THIS IS NOT A CONSPIRACY THEORY Please read the information and … Continue reading

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Email to Kevin Barron

Dear Kevin Barron, I have been trying to register on your website for your newsletter for around 6 years without success. The site appears to be (selectively) updated on a reasonably frequent basis with news, so I am at a … Continue reading

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Kevin Barron on PCCs on Sunday Politics – “The Jury’s Out”

What a stroke of luck – just changed TV channel to see our Kev,  MP for Rother Valley on the Sunday Politics show, talking about our Police and Crime Commissioner, Shaun Wright. They both just happened to meet at the … Continue reading

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Who is responsible for “The Terminator” video ? Rothpolitics under attack !

Received this email from Rothbradpol : Rik Van Hegan Rotherham Politics Blogger Interviewed by the Terminator by Rothbradpol Well one Swinton Lad, or should we say one elderly chap is none to happy to be identified as a Respect Party Co Conspirator … Continue reading

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Common Purpose – Are We All In This TOGETHER ?

It is gradually coming to light  in Rotherham Borough that many of our so called “Leaders” and others “in authority” are  from the school of “Common Purpose” – Joyce Thacker, Mahroof Hussein, Darren Hughes, Sarah Champion … …  (Not sure … Continue reading

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Deputy Leader RMBC, Cllr Jahanghir Akhtar , Twitter, Standards and the Standards Committee

http://rotherhampolitics.wordpress.com/2013/02/28/another-view-on-jahangir-akhtar-it-just-gets-worse/ Tragically the Code of Conduct for RMBC councillors and local town and parish councillors is not always adhered to by far too many. I know from experience that the way that RMBC Standards Committee gets around the disciplining of … Continue reading

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Candidates for Maltby Town Council Election – The TUSC Campaign

In response to “The TUSC Campaign ” comments  on RotherhamPolitics : The unfortunate situation that we in Maltby find ourselves in with Maltby Town Council is that many of us, who understand the real goings of of the council, feel … Continue reading

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Police to reopen investigation into Dennis MacShane’s expenses fraud

The police are to reopen their investigation into claims of expenses fraud against ex-MP Denis MacShane. Mr MacShane quit as MP for Rotherham last year after admitting using fake receipts to wrongly claim more than £7,000 of parliamentary expenses. Read more here  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-21119031   … Continue reading

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The End of the Tory Party – Peter Hitchens

At the risk of being labelled as a Daily Mail Reader (well I do read it, selectively) this piece from Peter Hitchens is posted here as it is about Rotherham and for a change, not particularly about the Labour Party. … Continue reading

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