Tag Archives: Damian Green

Election Prediction Ashford

Since writing this piece I’ve discovered that Brendan Chilton and Debbie Enever aren’t standing in Ashford… for full list of candidates please click here. Despite the seeming foregone conclusion of the election result in Ashford, it’s nevertheless interesting to take … Continue reading

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New Voter in Ashford

Hands in the sink as usual. “Well son, I expect you’re excited about voting for the first time – your chance to tell the government what you think, to have a say in the running of the country?” Teen2 was … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES 29

This is my recollection of the main points of last week’s parish council meeting: Councillor Shoults reported that the Neghbourhood Plan had been published for consultation. Patchworkers will be routing all comments to Jim Boot who will be collating responses … Continue reading

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THE COMMUNITY RIGHT TO… (LOCALISM)

Last week our MP Damian Green gave a presentation to the Kent Association of Local Councils (Ashford branch) in which he listed the powers that government has given borough and parish councils through localism: the Community Right to Build the … Continue reading

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GETTING WHAT WE PAY FOR?

Another rainy day. Another mince pie. This morning I set about working out how much we are all paying for our political representatives. For this purpose I estimated that we have 2000 electors here in Wye with Hinxhill, and I … Continue reading

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WHO SPEAKS FOR WYE?

I’ve had a bit of time on my hands over the Christmas period so found myself surfing the internet examining the performance of our political representatives. If that doesn’t sound like much fun, let me just say that I was … Continue reading

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PARISH HEADLINES

From the parish council meeting last night: Correspondence has been received from United Learning and from Michael Gove to say that a reassessment of the Imperial College buildings is taking place. 130208 DamianGove The council have noted the position with regard … Continue reading

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