The Chief Executive of Sevenoaks District Council has supplied the answers to Cllr Mike Hogg’s question that they failed to include in the Council Agenda on 18th July. Continue reading Dereliction of Swanley
Swanley & District Labour Party members and supporters came out in force to promote the Labour stall in Swanley Town Centre, and encourage residents to campaign about high rise flats being built. Continue reading Labour Stall in Swanley
Is Sevenoaks District Council refusing to answer questions about the state they are leaving Swanley in? Or are they just incompetent? Swanley & District Labour Party reports on the failure of Sevenoaks District Council to answer key questions on why buildings are being demolished and left undeveloped. Continue reading Incompetence or Suppression of Questions?
Just after Theresa May insulted teachers and other public sector workers by offering them a 1% pay rise, Kent Tory County Councillors have voted themselves a whopping 15% increase in their allowances. Continue reading 15% increase in expenses for the Few!
If you find yourself homeless in Sevenoaks and apply to the council for help you find yourself fighting your way through a maze of bureaucracy that seems designed to make an application as difficult as possible. Continue reading Hidden Homelessness in Sevenoaks District
The Working Mens Club closed in May 2014 and was left to become derelict. In February 2015 it was bought by Sevenoaks District Council for £1.25 million with a promise to develop the site for housing and shops. Since that time the club has been demolished, along with the fine former CAB building next door. The site remains a vacant site and an eyesore. Continue reading The Working Men’s Club Site
Connected intelligence? The arrival of the web society? Back in the just ’90s Al Gore, the US Vice President in Clinton’s administration coined the phrase – the information superhighway – which ultimately became the ‘internet’. The World Wide Web, Social Media, e-shopping, e-everything in fact all emanated from US Defence programmes. Continue reading Social Engineering
Tremendous short article by Finley Jones, Swanley & District Labour Party. Continue reading Stabbed in the Back!
As election results go, the Labour result for the Kensington constituency is up there with the greats. As if taking Canterbury wasn’t enough, the voters in Kensington had the audacity (and the good sense) to dump the standing ivory loving Tory, and elect Emma Dent Coad, well known for her work in the area as a Councillor and planning committee member. Continue reading Who’d have thought it?
The current student loan system is untenable and will not be sustainable in the long term, as over 60% of students are unlikely to pay off the loan, leaving a deficit in the funding. Continue reading Unbearable Debt for the Young!