September 2015

Facebook & What it Collects about YOU.

September 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

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The standard stuff you provide them… Name City of birth City of residence Phone Email Current employment Previous employment Relationship Anniversary Previous relationships Previous names (aliases) Screen names Address book Family members Birthday Religious views Address Website Email address(s) [Click to Read More]

Shepway Bonds, a Good Idea?

September 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

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There are no legal constraints on local authorities raising bonds, but it has not been encouraged by governments since the 1980s. However this changed when an important precedent was set whereby the Treasury authorised Transport for London (itself a local authority in legal terms) to issue £600m [Click to Read More]

One Small Step…

September 27, 2015 // 1 Comment

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On the 29/07/15  Shepwayvox blogged the following post  ICO. Finally ALL Cllrs have now registered on the 15/09/15 some seven weeks later. [Better late than never] This is a small step, but a hugely significant one as it means Cllrs must be open to  Penetrative Testing and if they lose your [Click to Read More]

Facebook right or Wrong 2

September 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

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In August I wrote a blog about Cllr Susie Govett [UKIP New Romney] using Facebook as a forum for her Constituency Surgery see: Cllr Susie Govett We know that Facebook are registered in Ireland for Tax Reasons. Anyway a Facebook user has taken his privacy campaign to the European Union’s [Click to Read More]

The Joy of Being a Councillor

September 26, 2015 // 0 Comments

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or The Long Slow Death of Accountability Under the Localism Act, there is no longer a requirement for members to declare gifts and hospitality and no legal requirement for either a standards committee or the monitoring officer to check any register on a regular basis. SDC could thus decide to cease [Click to Read More]

Offshore Ownership in Shepway

September 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

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LAND including Bouverie Place Shopping Centre the Saga Buildings and the former site of Silver Spring are owned by companies based in offshore tax havens it can be revealed. Private Eye Have produced and excellent interactive map click Private Eye just locate Shepway and enjoy. Many other [Click to Read More]

SDC’s Fiduciary Duty

September 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

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SDC employ Stanford and Green and Equita as their bailiffs [enforcement agents] for non-payment of Council Tax. It would appear after seeing quite a few emails sent by Stanford and Green to Shepway Residents that they are asking for people who have received the bailiffs notices to contact them and [Click to Read More]