Shepway District Council

New Car Parking Charges Deferred

December 15, 2017 // 1 Comment

Cllr Rory Love (pictured) was first elected in May 1987 for the Folkestone Harvey Ward. He was elected with 1001 votes, on a turnout of 41.5%. Cllr Love is currently Cllr for Sandgate & Folkestone West. He has been a sitting Cllr for 30 years. There are those who say of Cllr Love that when he [Click to Read More]

SDC’s B&B Costs Rise to £900,000

December 14, 2017 // 3 Comments

Shepway District Council’s Bed & Breakfast costs have risen to their highest level ever. In September costs stood at £657,958 and with October’s and November’s Payment to suppliers data now published, costs have now risen to £900,000. In any one year since records began, [Click to Read More]

UPDATED:Clear As Mud

December 12, 2017 // 1 Comment

Why is nothing easy when it comes to local councils and especially parking. We could have easily splashed the headline: Shepway District Council make £691,000 from Parking. However, that is and isn’t the case. Confused? You are not alone. Shepway District Council (SDC) send parking figures [Click to Read More]

Saga & The Paradise Papers

December 3, 2017 // 2 Comments

Saga, the UK travel and insurance company for the over-50s have made 100 people redundant, according to Kentonline.  At Jan 31st 2016 Saga’s  pre-tax profits rose from £113.8m to £176.2m a rise of 54.8 per cent. Profits before tax were £103 million for the six months to July 2017, down [Click to Read More]

Damian Collins MP Expenses 2016/17

November 27, 2017 // 6 Comments

Since May 2010 – to March 31st 2017, Damian Collins, MP for Folkestone & Hythe has cost the public purse £1,144,586 according to IPSA. The average amount he has claimed in expenses during his time in the House of Commons as our MP is, £163,512. In the financial year 2016/17 according to [Click to Read More]