Archive for Month: April 2019

  • A better way forward on Councillors allowances

    There has been some comment on the way in which Councillors in the Royal Borough of Greenwich chose to award themselves a pay rise at the end of last month and the vast majority of it was richly deserved.  The lack of control over the meeting from the Mayor, the failure to publish the report…

  • How Greenwich Council is breaking its own constitution and why it matters

    I have to confess that as someone who has taught A level Government and Politics for the last decade I have become passionate about bodies like Greenwich Council sticking to the rules about how it should behave.  From my point of view, Greenwich Council’s constitution is a promise to the residents of the Borough about…