Archive for March, 2008

Speeding on the Shaftesbury Road

Wednesday, March 12th, 2008

Speeding is never too far from the top of my in-tray, whether in Motcombe, or on the Shaftesbury Road in Gillingham. It is invariably accompanied by all sorts of suggested solutions; speed-bumps, which I am now firmly against as they seem both expensive to build and damaging, traffic lights, ...

Representation and Local Issues

Friday, March 7th, 2008

One of the first bits of training I received upon election was with regards the Code of Conduct. It's long. It's unwieldy. It's been rewritten. It's still long, and unwieldy. It is, of course, not publicly understood. And it has an extraordinary effect. Broadly speaking, if a councillor has expressed a ...