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Please Listen and Let us Choose How we Prepare our Speeches

FROM ALL WALKS OF LIFE, PEOPLE ACROSS BATHNES  ASK COUNCIL TO DROP “FULL WRITTEN SPEECH OR NOTHING” RULE CHANGE  PEOPLE ACROSS BATHNES HAVE COME TOGETHER IN WORRY  THAT THE COUNCIL’S LIMITING THEIR CHANCE TO BE HEARD They are the politically active – from every party in Bath – and the completely party-free. They’re current and former councillors, GPs, teachers, retirees, writers, parents,teenagers, grandparents and many more. Over 300 residents have been joined by the leader of the Labour group, leader of the Conservative … Continue reading “Please Listen and Let us Choose How we Prepare our Speeches”

Social Care Contract at B&NES to be signed off by Lib Dem Cabinet

In the last 6 months Virgin Care have sold the social care contract that they had with B&NES and the Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) to a company called 20TwentyCapital a hugely profitable business in staff procurement based in Soho Square, London, with little experience of social care. 20TwentyCapital have now re-branded this contract under the … Continue reading “Social Care Contract at B&NES to be signed off by Lib Dem Cabinet”

BATH AND NE SOMERSET COUNCIL LOSE A MILLION POUNDS OF POTENTIAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR ACTIVE TRAVEL INFRASTRUCTURE 

Bath & NE Somerset (B&NES) Council has failed to receive funding for a million pound bid submitted to Active Travel England. The Council applied to the government for an active travel scheme to resurface the existing cycle and pedestrian route through Rainbow Woods at the top of Claverton Down in Bath, but this bid has … Continue reading “BATH AND NE SOMERSET COUNCIL LOSE A MILLION POUNDS OF POTENTIAL GOVERNMENT FUNDING FOR ACTIVE TRAVEL INFRASTRUCTURE “

Green Party Response to Lib Dem changes to the B&NES Council Constitution

Since 2002 residents and councillors have made statements by setting out the subject matter with Democratic Services, but they have not always had to supply a full written text. I myself as a Councillor have over the years contacted Democratic Services and given the subject of my statement and nothing further.  But no longer and … Continue reading “Green Party Response to Lib Dem changes to the B&NES Council Constitution”

RESIDENTS ACROSS BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET BEG COUNCILLORS TO LET EVERY RESIDENT BE HEARD

Let Everyone Be Heard – No to Full Written Advance Statements From every political party, community groups, GP surgeries, schools and small businesses, from the young and the old, people across Bath & North East Somerset have put their names to an open letter denouncing council plans that will deter many friends and neighbours from … Continue reading “RESIDENTS ACROSS BATH AND NORTH EAST SOMERSET BEG COUNCILLORS TO LET EVERY RESIDENT BE HEARD”

Fixing Cleveland Bridge

Today (9th May 2022) I asked Corporate Policy, Development and Scrutiny Panel to investigate why Cleveland Bridge is still in the process of renovation and why did it take so long for the works to begin? I am of the opinion that this Scrutiny panel needs to examine whether the present government grant will be … Continue reading “Fixing Cleveland Bridge”

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