Jacob Williams

Lydstep Point

Bishops & Clerks

High Street, Haverfordwest

jacobwilliams.com

Abercastle

Paper cuts
Thursday 29th September, 2016

Paper cuts

Pembrokeshire County Council’s new ‘paperless’ agenda initiative for all council and committee meetings is ostensibly about saving money on th...


Tuesday 27th September, 2016

Collective wisdom

Collective wisdom

We’re forever being told of the increasing need for councils and other public bodies to work together. A worrying development of the consequences seems to be emerging at the Kremlin on Cleddau in, would you believe it, even more allegations of misappropr... Read more →


First among equals
Tuesday 30th August, 2016

First among equals

Wikipedia tells me that the Local Government Association is an organisation which “seeks to promote better local government” and “develop best...


Double blind
Thursday 18th August, 2016

Double blind

I was recently interested in a press release issued by the Carmarthenshire and Pembrokeshire Liberal Democrats. They’ve elected Andrew Lye to become the p...



Further to my Facebook post last night, the Pembrokeshire Herald has published its article and video of yesterday’s debate – the little bit that was conducted in public, that is. This, for those unaware, was the extraordinary meeting of PCC’s... Read more →


Virtue is its own reward
Tuesday 12th July, 2016

Virtue is its own reward

The agenda for this Thursday’s full council meeting might give the impression that Theresa May’s in town for her inaugural PMQs session. Cllr. Bob K...



UPDATED: See below. I’m so alarmed by a decision taken by Pembrokeshire County Council’s cabinet at its July meeting yesterday morning that I have set about the process of having the decision called-in. Unfortunately the details I am able to provide of... Read more →


Wednesday 22nd June, 2016

I’m backing Brexit

I’m backing Brexit

The UK has never expressed any appetite to be part of a United States of Europe. But that’s just what the EU’s movers and shakers aspire for us all to become – member states of a federal union – and it’s the direction things have ... Read more →


Tuesday 17th May, 2016

Palace perk for precarious Perkins

Palace perk for precarious Perkins

• CLLR. SUE PERKINS SWANS OFF TO BUCKINGHAM PALACE GARDEN PARTY
• UNDER-FIRE CABINET MEMBER CHAUFFEURED BY PCC EMPLOYEE FUNDED BY YOU
• POSH JOLLY COMES DAYS AFTER CLLRS REJECT UNPOPULAR POST-16 EDUCATION SCHEME

Read more →


Unoriginal thinkers
Tuesday 26th April, 2016

Unoriginal thinkers

I seem to have struck a rich seam on the topic of plagiarism among county councillors. I’ve taken a renewed interest in the propagandising motion tabled b...