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Grants probe postponed
Thursday 30th January, 2020

Grants probe postponed

Several people have been asking me what’s happening with Pembrokeshire County Council’s audit committee’s grants probe. This is the one that&#...


Tuesday 31st December, 2019

Hits of the decade

Hits of the decade

As we come to the close of yet another year and indeed this century’s second decade, I thought it was opportune to look back over some of this blog’s most popular hits. Started in June 2012 – the month after I was first elected to Pembrokeshi... Read more →


Saturday 30th November, 2019

One for the road

One for the road

There were nine candidates in the Hundleton by-election earlier this month, but it wasn’t the victor’s vote tally everyone was talking about. Pembroke pub landlord Jonathan Nutting, who had already served as a Pembrokeshire county councillor nearby... Read more →


Hundleton by-election
Sunday 13th October, 2019

Hundleton by-election

If you think you’ve spotted some familiar names among the ten nominations submitted to contest next month’s Hundleton by-election, you’re not ...


Pearls before swine
Monday 30th September, 2019

Pearls before swine

Readers will recall my recent tip that Monkton councillor Pearl Llewellyn was changing her political affiliation again – this time joining PCC’s Lab...


Lost in the reshuffle
Friday 30th August, 2019

Lost in the reshuffle

August was a typically quiet month for County Hall developments until Tuesday’s announcement that the council’s leader, David Simpson, is appointing...



CPS DECIDES NO CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS TO BE TAKEN INTO ALLEGATIONS OF PEMBROKE DOCK PROPERTY RESTORATION GRANT SCHEME FRAUD • ‘INSUFFICIENT EVIDENCE’ TO SUPPORT FRAUD PROSECUTIONS • GRANT FRAUD ALLEGATIONS DOSSIER WAS HANDED TO POLICE IN 2014 ... Read more →


Carwyn’s comedown!
Sunday 30th June, 2019

Carwyn’s comedown!

As Wimbledon fortnight starts tomorrow my mind turns to last year’s visit, which involved some particularly good fortune. I had Centre Court tickets for t...


Friday 31st May, 2019

Get Carter

Get Carter

Readers will recall how Solva councillor Mark Carter was one of four Pembrokeshire county councillors who accused JW of breaching the members’ code of conduct over comments I had made at a January committee meeting. I had dared to use a four-letter word ... Read more →


Monday 29th April, 2019

Cosy complainers

Cosy complainers

You’ll recall at Pembrokeshire County Council’s last meeting in late February, Johnston councillor Ken Rowlands tabled the following question to the authority’s leader, David Simpson: A dictionary definition confirms that, “a Cosy Relat... Read more →