Category Archives: Herefordshire Council Matters

Lone Key Decision to Fund Marches LEP by £100,000 p.a. for 25 years.

Here for Hereford have drawn to the attention of their elected members, the decision by Herefordshire Council Leader, Mr Tony Johnson to fund the Marches LEP by £100,000 p.a. for the next 25 years. This decision is contrary to the … Continue reading

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Who Controls Access to Overview and Scrutiny?

It is very worrying that once again the Overview and Scrutiny Committee of Herefordshire Council had documents withheld from them by officers, whose work they are supposed to be scrutinizing. Today questions written and submitted last Wednesday (11th January 2012) … Continue reading

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A Black Hole In The Future Plans For Herefordshire.

With 48 hours to spare, Herefordshire Council has released its ‘Economic Viability Assessment’, dated June 2011, for consideration by Cabinet on 28th July.On the basis of the financial calculations in this latest report for the Council, a community poll on … Continue reading

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Chair of Overview and Scrutiny Votes to Keep his Post!

Cllr H Bramer (Conservative county councillor for Penyard) showed that whilst he has an excellent knowledge of the Code of Conduct when it is applied to other councillors, his memory of the rules is not so good when applied to … Continue reading

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All Quiet on the Western Front?

We all recall the frenzy of activity of late 2010 following the publication of the “shaping our place 2026” document  together with the accompanying housing strategy, and inner relief road proposals; indeed it was the opposition to these that created … Continue reading

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