Local Government

Do they or Don’t they?

August 29, 2015 // 0 Comments

I paid SDC for their contracts register when the books were open. This is what they gave me. It is exactly the same as you can find in a previous blog entitled SDC Contracts [...]

Stop the Knock

August 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

In 2014/15, Shepway District Council instructed bailiffs to collect debts from individuals and businesses on 3647 occasions – up 141% in two years. The number of debts [...]

SDC Legal

August 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Legal Cases are usually not spoken about by our Council or many other Councils up and down the land. I did an FOI to Shepway about ALL legal cases but received back only [...]

SDC Cllr Allowances

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Below are the allowances received by SDC Councillors for the year April 1st 2014 to March 31st 2015. The sum total claimed by ALL councillors was £335,370.37 see SDC Cllr [...]

SDC Contracts Register

August 14, 2015 // 0 Comments

Like all council’s Shepway District Council has a Contracts register, so that they do not lose track of them. The Contracts Register currently shows that SDC has 141 [...]

Mass Data Purge

August 10, 2015 // 1 Comment

I  have sent this  FOI requests see below. It is about a mass data purge of information . I argue that disclosure of the data purge information would facilitate the [...]

ICO Data Register

July 29, 2015 // 1 Comment

As you may or may not know Councillors wear up to three hats in the normal course of their activities. As participants in Council Committees and decision-making, they are [...]