Council cuts affecting public services in Pembrokeshire have only just begun. Things are only going to get worse. “Every damn service” is at risk of cuts – the words in May this year of the council’s leader, Cllr. Jamie Adams. Share th... Read more →
The summer’s grass court tennis season is well over and Wimbledon is but a distant memory. With such time since my last post I’ve heard that some are even wondering if the autumn’s US Open is going to be done and dusted before I find my keybo... Read more →
As many readers will be aware from my previous post, a few weeks ago the Wales Audit Office essentially resolved my objection with Pembrokeshire County Council concerning the chairmanship of its audit committee, and whether the rules governing it are as I inte... Read more →
As a member of Pembrokeshire County Council’s audit committee I was recently sent a nice letter by the Wales Audit Office. It provides the last word on th...
I had intended to publish an update this evening to a long-running council saga, which can now wait. Before going to press I learned of the unfortunate announce...
In a sensational victory on Friday Cllr. Tony Brinsden was voted in as the new vice-chairman at Pembrokeshire County Council’s eventful AGM. It marks the first ever election of an opposition councillor to the post, which automatically elevates to the cha... Read more →
Four councillors will battle it out for Pembrokeshire County Council’s chains of office next month. Nominations closed today for this year’s vice-chairmanship post which will be determined by the unique contest in two weeks’ time. Four of th... Read more →
The list of possible runners in the vice-chairmanship race at next month’s county council AGM is drawing much speculation in the Kremlin on Cleddau. For t...
Back in January you may recall I posted some photos of unexplained refurbishment work going on in the council chamber at County Hall. The chairman’s table was completely dismantled and I invited your suggestions on what you thought – or hoped ̵... Read more →
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...