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