October 2015

A Case of Discrimination?

October 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Discrimination is unlawful, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. We would like to highlight a case by comparing two cases. “The multimillion pound Folkestone “sexploitation” trial – in which a teenager claimed she was sold for sex from kebab shops – was [Click to Read More]

SDC Cllrs Expenses Investigation 3

October 29, 2015 // 3 Comments

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A member of the Shepwayvox team reported both Cllr Simmons   who is Chairman of the Audit and Standards Committe, which looks after Cllrs behaviour and Former Cllr Russell Tillson  to the Police along with other members other the Public. The Police have responded and their response is below. [Click to Read More]

SDC’s Economic Development Website

October 28, 2015 // 0 Comments

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“Shepway District Council’s Economic Development Team is seeking to appoint a software website development agency to develop an Economic Development (ED) Website that will ‘go live’ by the end of October 2015. Suppliers may express an interest up until 23:59 on 05/08/2015 [Click to Read More]

Simply a Matter of Political Choice

October 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

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Mother-of-four Michelle Dorrell from Folkestone tears on Question Time last Thursday 15/10/15, demonstrates how important tax credits are to people in the District. In Shepway 31.8% of employee jobs are below the living wage. The Proportion of working-age households in receipt of tax credits [Click to Read More]

Shepway Facts

October 19, 2015 // 0 Comments

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23.2% of adults in Shepway are over 65. 22.7% of children live in poverty in Shepway 39.60% of adults in Shepway have no qualifications and/or no Level 1 qualifications. £20,200 is the average income per taxpayer in Shepway.  21.0% of adults in Shepway have a long-term illness or [Click to Read More]

Debt, Job Losses & Shepway Bonds

October 18, 2015 // 0 Comments

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On the 25/1/16 Universal Credit will replace JSA or unemployment benefit in Shepway according to the DWP. This may not mean much to those who are employed, but it will have a significant impact on SDC employees. Through Universal Credit housing benefit will be taken back under the control of the [Click to Read More]

SDC Facebook Page 2

October 16, 2015 // 0 Comments

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In today’s Daily Mail German Police warn parents to stop putting pictures of their children on social media to stop them being shared by paedophiles because the internet never forgets. There are images of children on SDC’s Facebook Page, something we have spoken about before [Click to Read More]

Open Letter to Alistair Stewart SDC CEO.

October 15, 2015 // 1 Comment

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Dear Mr Stewart Re: Open Letter. As the CEO of Shepway District Council, the buck ultimately stops with you. You are the Captain at the helm of the good ship Shepway. In this Capacity I would like to ask you, Mr Stewart, some honest, open and frank questions. In an email between Chris Lewis and [Click to Read More]