PMQs: Nick tackles Gordon on Labour’s “suffocating and shameful culture of secrecy”

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2009

Ah, the joy of PMQs – Nick asks Gordon a question, Gordon fails to answer a totally different question to the one Nick asks. It’s a regular pattern, but today it was clear to everyone that the Lib Dem leader had floored the Prime Minister over the issue of Sir John Chilcot’s inquiry into the […]

Is downloading porn a reason to disqualify a councillor?

by Stephen Tall on November 25, 2009

The BBC has this local story:
A former Somerset councillor has been disqualified from holding office after “illegal and pornographic material” was found on his council-owned laptop. Andrew Woolley was elected as a Liberal Democrat councillor for the Lyngford Ward of Taunton Deane Borough Council in May 2007. Due to the nature of the material found […]