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.

Jim Thornton argues for A Community Sports Hall for hertford...

Submitted on Thu, 28/05/2009 - 10:11am

What are the Facts?  Since 1978 Richard Hale School has been trying to build a Community Sports Hall. In 2005 through the generosity of parents and friends, planning permission was obtained (see below for plans), and funding was expected from the County. In 2007 the County Council told the school that in spite of being 'second on the list', there was no funding available.

Follow Jim Thornton's Election Blog

Submitted on Thu, 28/05/2009 - 10:02am

Follow Jim Thornton, Independent Candidate for Hertford St Andrew's on his election blog.  Here he writes all about his campaign, what he has discovered over the last few weeks and how he feels about the potential for Independents in Hertford. 

East Herts People’s Mercury Round up.

Submitted on Fri, 22/05/2009 - 5:27pm

Friday 22nd May 2009

Unpaid Internships in Politics

Submitted on Fri, 22/05/2009 - 4:05pm

The Issue: Unpaid Interns in Politics

The Facts: Hundreds of young people across the UK participate in political internships. Interns provide an invaluable service in many MPs office (both parliamentary and constituency) and are usually not paid for their services. Is this a fair system?

Politician's Expenses

Submitted on Fri, 22/05/2009 - 10:05am

What's the issue? While we are all disgusted at some MPs abuses of their expenses system, the key issue at local level is: how much should we pay our Councillors?