Jacob Williams
Castle Hill, Tenby

Castle Hill, Tenby

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Carew Castle

Carew Castle

Bishops and Clerks

Bishops & Clerks

Druidston Haven

Druidston Haven

Untruths be told
Friday 20th March, 2015

Untruths be told

For the past few weeks, senior council officers and cabinet members have been meeting with the public around the county in engagement events facilitated by an e...



Recent goings-on have allowed County Hall to retain its ‘Kremlin on Cleddau’ moniker despite claims you may hear that the place is heading into the blinding light of a new era. There may be hope where previously none existed in the corridors of pow... Read more →


Monday 23rd February, 2015

Rent-a-brief

Rent-a-brief

There’s been some keen discussion recently in the comments on my website and others about the enthusiasm with which Pembrokeshire County Council’s officers appeal to external experts and senior legal professionals for advice and support. Despite to... Read more →


Thursday 5th February, 2015

PCC in Private Eye again

PCC in Private Eye again

Pembrokeshire County Council has featured in Private Eye magazine’s Rotten Boroughs column again. Within the current edition’s piece about the infamous Porsche, Rotten Boroughs dishes out high acclaim to Mike Stoddart – the author of that oth... Read more →


Wednesday 4th February, 2015

Bryn’s ‘mid-life crisis’

Bryn’s ‘mid-life crisis’

Pickles: Bryn’s Porsche money would have been better spent on ‘getting him professional help’ The following tip comes from a reader. During a council tax question and answer session in Westminster on Monday, parliamentarians got the chance ... Read more →


Over £150k fees for Bryn’s pension fiasco
Wednesday 28th January, 2015

Over £150k fees for Bryn’s pension fiasco

My previous post revealed how former chief executive of Pembrokeshire County Council, Bryn Parry-Jones, utilised previously unspent sums from his monthly car al...


£9k fee to return Bryn’s Porsche plus an interesting funding arrangement

Last week the Information Commissioner’s Office made an important appeal decision concerning transparency and accountability around local authorities̵...


Monday 12th January, 2015

What’s afoot at the Kremlin?

What’s afoot at the Kremlin?

Share this...I was at County Hall on Friday afternoon and as twilight approached I noticed the council chamber lights were aglow. I stuck my nose in thinking I might catch IPPG members partaking in one of their non-secret secret meetings. The public gallery g... Read more →


Rewarding municipal mischief in the wild west
Wednesday 7th January, 2015

Rewarding municipal mischief in the wild west

And so the festivities are just a distant memory. Although the baubles have been neatly stowed in attics up and down the land and won’t be thought about...


The Golden DonQui Award 2014 nominees
Wednesday 24th December, 2014

The Golden DonQui Award 2014 nominees

As 2014 nears its end, let’s take a few minutes to look back on an eventful year at the Kremlin on Cleddau. The unlawful tax-dodge pension scheme was scra...