Jim Thornton

Jim Thornton

Mike Edwards

Mike Edwards

Angela Emsley

Angela Emsley

Promoted by East Herts People on behalf of Jim Thornton, Mike Edwards and Angela Emsley.

Local Political Activists Want Your Opinions on Councillors Expenses

Submitted on Fri, 11/09/2009 - 2:13pm

We reported in August that a group of local volunteers have set up an alternative group to decide fair levels of pay for Councillors in East Herts, the Shadow Independent Remuneration Panel.

The Issue: East of England Plan>2031

Submitted on Fri, 04/09/2009 - 5:06pm

The East of England Regional Assembly are asking the public to give their views on the East of England Plan>2031. The plan proposes to build thousands of new homes in the East of England.

Open Primaries

Submitted on Tue, 18/08/2009 - 1:43pm

The Issue: Political parties have been experimenting with new ways to select candidates, 'open primaries'.

The Facts: Open Primaries are held before elections and enable the public to vote for their preferred candidate of a political party. As the name suggests, anyone can vote in an open primary, including members of opposition parties.

Upcoming local events in East Herts

Submitted on Wed, 12/08/2009 - 2:19pm

Get out and about this summer!

Some people tell us that Hertford can be dull and/or they don't know what's going on. So with the sun still shining we decided to give you a taster of events coming up in your local area in the next few weeks.


Local Volunteers Set Up Alternative Panel to Discuss Councillors' Allowances and Expenses

Submitted on Mon, 03/08/2009 - 5:21pm

We were pleased to hear that volunteers have set up the Shadow Independent Remuneration Panel for East Herts. The group aims to discuss a fair rate of allowances and expenses for elected members.