Musical Council Boundaries

When the music stops, your local council leader will be here to tell you a story [1] First, there was “devolution” for the Heart of the South West, which wasn’t devolution at all because it would have sucked powers upwards from localities to a vast “combined authority” covering all of Devon and Somerset, including PlymouthContinue reading “Musical Council Boundaries”

No revolution yet, then

The window of opportunity for kick-starting a renaissance of local government in Exeter came and went yesterday.  The ruling Labour group increased its seats on the city council to 30, out of a total of 39.  The Tories have 8, and the Lib Dems 1. There are three points worth making on this. First, theContinue reading “No revolution yet, then”