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Cllr McGilligan-Fell, Christina

    Cllr McGilligan-Fell, Christina Contact information Contact: Councillor Christina McGilligan Fell Address: 21 Manor Avenue, Grimsby, North East...

Politicians aren’t qualified to run the NHS

Last night a tweet from Cllr Ross brought our attention to this article by local Tory blogger Gavin Maclure which has raised an interesting issue r...

Politics MUST be involved in planning and development

Planning and Development Control committees on local authorities are supposed to be apolitical places. Decisions should not be made in back room de...

Ex Minister takes Transport role

Former Transport Minister and ex MP Chris Mole, replaced last year by Tory Ben Gummer MP, is to be made a director of Ipswich Buses by the Labour r...

Bashing the Bishop – But was the ‘Arch’ Right

I have loved the continuous coverage of the war of words between the Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams and the Prime Minister David Camero...

No2AV: ‘The politicians will hold the power, not the voters’

On Thursday it is vital that voters are aware of the issues that the Alternative Vote will bring to the system if the referendum allows it to pass....

Yes2AV: ‘Canada is proof that the system is broken’

On Monday night, Canada went to the polls and gave us a perfect example of why the Canadian and British ‘first past the post’ (FPTP) voting sys...

Who Should I Vote For?

So it is less than 24 hours until the polling booths open and I need to decide who I am going to vote for. In my ward I have 6 candidates each of w...

500 Words From Charley Hasted

I’m only 24 years old but I have a wealth of experience representing and campaigning for people and issues I care passionately about.

Party Political Broadcasts For The May 5 Election

We are slowly finding out what the local candidates are saying for the 5 May Local Elections but what is being said by the party leaders? How does ...

Constituencies and AV Discussed at LibDem Forum

How the Island could be split into two Parliamentary constituencies and AV were discussed at the most recent LibDem Island forum

Local elections 2011: Marguerite Stockdale (Lib Dem) – Boley Park ward

As Lichfield and Burntwood voters prepare to go to the ballot box for the local elections on May 5, The Lichfield Blog has offered each of the cand...

Local elections 2011: Stuart Stockdale (Lib Dem) – Boley Park ward

As Lichfield and Burntwood voters prepare to go to the ballot box for the local elections on May 5, The Lichfield Blog has offered each of the cand...

Stoke-on-Trent England First Candidate Caught In Racist Row

The England First candidate for Goldenhill & Sandyford Craig Pond has been caught in a racist row on an internet forum. The hyper-local website...

Conservative Budget Proposals Voted Through

All budget proposals voted down except the Conservative one

PASSED: 43 to 18 vote in favour of SCC cuts

After a marathon meeting of the County Council, Tory councillors have just overwhelmingly voted in favour of the cuts budget, with chief cutter Cll...

Island Set to Have Two MPs

Two MPs after next election, vote to take place later today

Has roads funding descended down a pot hole?

In Sprites Ward in Ipswich, the local Labour councillors have done a street survey of every pothole in the ward and reported their findings to the ...

Old Bill's Almanack 2011

My “Baker’s dozen predictions for 2011. I thought that I would stick my neck out and predict 13 events to occur in the area and looking a littl...

Stoke-on-Trent Central CLP Reject Sutton - Sutton Rejects The Lib Dems!

Stoke-on-Trent CLP have rejected a membership application from current Liberal Democrat Councillor Dave Sutton.

Stoke-on-Trent City Council Cabinet Member For Resources Survives Vote Of No Confidence

Stoke-on-Trent City Council and Cabinet member for Resources Cllr Kieran Clarke endured an uncomfortable time at a meeting of the Full Council toda...

Lewisham students demand pledges from candidates

Students in Lewisham demanded their parliamentary election candidates make clear pledges when on the hustings in the last week of campaigning befor...

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