Jacob Williams

Milford Haven waterway

Carew Castle

Monday 18th February, 2019

Ken’s big book of words

Ken’s big book of words

Thursday’s meeting of Pembrokeshire County Council features a question tabled by Johnston councillor Ken Rowlands. The brown-nosing sermoniser’s levels of blind loyalty to unelected officers, and what he perceives to be their absolute infallibility... Read more →


Questionable antics
Wednesday 23rd January, 2019

Questionable antics

The depths to which some elements at County Hall will stoop to avoid admitting mistakes and culpability are well documented. Many episodes have taken on legenda...


Full disclosure?
Monday 31st December, 2018

Full disclosure?

Following on from yesterday’s article (Terrible with names), this is the other blogpost I never got round to publishing this year. The conviction and leng...


Terrible with names
Sunday 30th December, 2018

Terrible with names

As December nears its end I imagine most bloggers, like me, annually revisit posts they never got round to publishing. Only two failed to escape my drafts folde...


Wednesday 5th December, 2018

COUNCIL LEGAL CHIEF’S ‘PLONKER’ SLUR

COUNCIL LEGAL CHIEF’S ‘PLONKER’ SLUR

• COUNTY HALL LEGAL CHIEF BRANDS MEMBER OF THE PUBLIC ‘A PLONKER’
• SECRET INTERNAL MEMO EXPOSES STRATEGY TO MANIPULATE ELECTED-MEMBER SCRUTINY
• TOP OFFICERS CHANGED COUNCIL RULES TO AVOID ADMITTING SCHOOLBOY ERRORS

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Chair and chair alike
Monday 26th November, 2018

Chair and chair alike

Pembrokeshire County Council committee meetings with a 2pm start are something of a rarity at County Hall these days. But tomorrow sees an exception to the usua...


Inside man (or woman?)
Wednesday 31st October, 2018

Inside man (or woman?)

Those paying attention to Pembrokeshire County Council’s full council meeting earlier this month will have been rewarded with a juicy revelation. Finance ...


It’s all going on…
Thursday 13th September, 2018

It’s all going on…

And so the long wait is over for the residents of Pembroke’s St. Mary North ward, who today go to the polls in their long-anticipated by-election. Essenti...


Thursday 30th August, 2018

Old dogs, new tricks

Old dogs, new tricks

The roster of by-election candidates for the Pembrokeshire County Council seat vacated by the now jailed paedophile David Boswell (Tory) is quite interesting to say the least. Among the eight wannabes are three former county councillors – two who lost th... Read more →


Inviting suspicion
Tuesday 10th July, 2018

Inviting suspicion

It’s amazing what you can piece together if you just soak in the information that emerges during some Pembrokeshire County Council committee meetings. Som...