Jacob Williams

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Many questions?
Tuesday 29th November, 2016

Many questions?

Next Thursday’s full council meeting will be the first to feature questions submitted by the public. For those sensing a bit of déjà vu this was the pro...


Thursday 17th November, 2016

Back in business

Back in business

There’s no link to be made between my long absence from the blogosphere and Donald Trump’s momentous victory across the pond. But the thought occurred when I logged onto the Western Telegraph‘s website yesterday that the bullish businessman &... Read more →


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 →