Re-Engaging the Public with Democracy by a Visit to Parliament

Submitted on Fri, 18/09/2009 - 12:16pm

Parliament is taking part in Open House London this weekend. Members of the public will be able to see Portcullis House and Westminster Hall. They will also be able to attend exhibitions on Big Ben and political figures.

Independent Councillors on Question Time?

Submitted on Wed, 09/09/2009 - 3:47pm

The BBC has confirmed on its website that it may invite the BNP leader, Nick Griffin, to an upcoming edition of the popular debating programme Question Time.

Independent Groups in the UK

Submitted on Wed, 02/09/2009 - 4:56pm

Numerous Independent Groups exist in the UK, providing support and guidance to Independent Councillors and candidates. It appears that East Herts People is not so unique.

A Green Hertfordshire?

Submitted on Fri, 28/08/2009 - 3:37pm

Local councils appear to be taking big steps to reduce carbon emissions and promote sustainable living in Hertfordshire.

Local Councils and Businesses Battle the Recession in Herts

Submitted on Tue, 25/08/2009 - 5:12pm

Retail Week reported in July that Hertford is the tenth most affected town centre from the recession. The empty shops in our streets make it hard to not notice the effects of the downturn in our county town.


Submitted on Mon, 17/08/2009 - 3:44pm

Hundreds of people on Twitter are sending messages of support to the NHS. This is a result of opposition to proposed health care plans in the US. On Facebook almost 10,000 people have joined the group We Love the NHS.  The combination of politics and technology is proving to be a powerful force.


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