Monthly Archives: July 2014

21 Jul 14 – Over development issue – We should not be building on the green belt

The Coalition Government started the overdevelopment problem by bringing in the national planning policy framework which outrageously is allowing a planning free for all, more building on our beautiful green belt and thereby creating a developer’s charter. The cancellation of … Continue reading

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10 Jul 14 – Does Iain Wright condemn Labour council group for voting for future increase in allowances?

Last week (July 3rd) at the council meeting the Hartlepool Labour group voted to give themselves a future rise in their allowances. This, in my opinion, is totally unacceptable. It is wrong in principle and I totally condemn it. As … Continue reading

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4 Jul 14 – Frontline services should be the priority not councillor allowances – Press release from Monday

I read with total dismay that Hartlepool council is considering raising councillor allowances by 13% by 2015. It’s depressing to read that the plan is for an immediate increase of £500 to the basic allowance paid to all councillors together … Continue reading

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2 Jul 14 – Britain is heading towards the EU exit door with Juncker

We had a European election 6 weeks ago in which the parties saying we don’t want a federalist united states of Europe won in virtually every European country. Yet the EU has just appointed Jean Claude Juncker who wants a … Continue reading

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