My expenses (and income)

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

For the record, my expenses are as follows: Financial Year 07-08: allowance £3692.24, expenses £nil Financial Year 08-09: allowance £4196, expenses £878 A few explanatory words of commentary: The allowance is, if you like, akin to a salary - we are paid (and taxed PAYE) in order to represent some of the time involved, ...

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 ...