The Sketch: Eden Local Committee

By god I might just be mistaken or this could be the best-drilled, cross-party committee I’ve come across on my travels. Eden Local Committee last Tuesday. A barnstormer of efficiency. No petty national mudslinging or point-scoring, it was a model of getting down to council business.  At the end, they even gave away a load … Continue reading The Sketch: Eden Local Committee

Don’t Believe Councils Are Short Of Cash…

1,800 people are losing their jobs at Cumbria County Council. But as one lot of staff are signing on, the hierarchy in charge will be swivelling about on ergonomic chairs in their new £10.2 million shiny offices that they've just ordered for themselves in Carlisle. If this was a private company getting rid of so many … Continue reading Don’t Believe Councils Are Short Of Cash…