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Thursday 31st May, 2018

Musical chairs

Musical chairs

Rumours that my website hosting is the first casualty of financial cutbacks following my planning committee chairmanship stipend loss are nonsense! My blogging lull owes to the recent long spell of tennis-friendly weather. Perhaps a more accurate account would... Read more →


Knight in shining armour
Sunday 22nd April, 2018

Knight in shining armour

Readers of the Tenby Observer or Western Telegraph may have noticed the same letter recently sent in to both by Tory grandee Sir Eric Howells. Both newspapers&#...


Sunday 18th March, 2018

Boswell that ends well

Boswell that ends well

There seems to be some misunderstanding of what Pembrokeshire county councillors were tasked with, and decided, during last Thursday’s full council discussion under the agenda item titled: “Pembroke St Mary North Electoral Division – Sections... Read more →


A civil question deserves a civil answer

When councillors table a question or notice of motion (NoM) to full council meetings we’re all emailed as and when they are approved. Before this rule cam...


Just a minute!
Sunday 4th March, 2018

Just a minute!

I was told of a comical turn in PCC’s latest debacle last week evoking images of drawers and filing cabinets being rooted through in desperation. To sum i...



Public interest in Pembrokeshire County Council’s latest legal scandal shows no sign of abating. As the authority’s lawyers went further out on their limb with the suggestion that members’ seminars count as full council meetings, the odds of ... Read more →


Tuesday 20th February, 2018

Doubling down

Doubling down

Some significant updates, today, on Pembrokeshire County Council’s latest debacle. This relates to the authority’s legal duty, delegated by the council to chief executive Ian Westley, to declare the Pembroke St. Mary North seat vacant in order to h... Read more →


Monday 19th February, 2018

Anything to declare?

Anything to declare?

My previous blogpost sets out why Pembrokeshire County Council’s chief executive is now duty-bound to declare the authority’s Pembroke St. Mary North electoral division vacant. This is because the ward’s previously-elected councillor, Dai Bos... Read more →


Wednesday 14th February, 2018

TIMED-OUT COUNTY COUNCILLOR LOSES SEAT

TIMED-OUT COUNTY COUNCILLOR LOSES SEAT

• PEMBROKESHIRE COUNTY COUNCILLOR RELINQUISHES SEAT

• FAILS TO ATTEND SINGLE COUNCIL MEETING IN SIX MONTHS

• BY-ELECTION LOOMS FOR PEMBROKE ST. MARY NORTH

• BUT LEGAL BLUNDER CREATES INTERESTING TWIST…

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Sunday 28th January, 2018

Blue-sky thinking

Blue-sky thinking

Quite a few of you were interested by last month’s Western Telegraph story on Bluestone’s board of directors approving the formation of an employee benefit trust. In what we’re told is the “first scheme of its kind in the UK leisure ind... Read more →