This post was published on the Local Government Association blog as a very quick response to the government social care white paper; it is not particularly profound or in depth.
I’ve thought rather a lot about this leaflet from Swansea council since I saw it on the Localopolis blog in the middle of last month.
In what will be remembered as the biggest success my political ‘career’ will ever see I managed to get a change on the Number 10 website.
Until motivated by my letter from Brett Harrison yesterday, I don’t think I’d posted anything about the Mayoral and GLA elections this time around, so this is my last chance.
A fantastic bit of campaigning from the Labour Party.* This sort of thing that the Liberal Democrats pioneered.
Yesterday I used the Internet as follows: Sent and received 81 emails, of which 58 related to council and ward work, 10 related to my non-council work and 13 were to friends and family Visited pages at BBC News, Department of Communities and Local Government, London School of Economics, Local Government Information Unit, Angry People in Local Papers, Literature and Latte, The Guardian, Wikipedia, Liverpool Council and YouTube Downloading an application from the Mac App Store (Byword, it’s excellent.) Automatic back-up using an offsite service.