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Old 29th Jul 2004, 16:08   #1
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Very, very funny

Just to try and turn this into a proper debate, what are our views on local government, palimpeople?
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Old 29th Jul 2004, 16:17   #2
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Another politician graduates with Honours from the Winterton School of Standards in Public Office!
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Old 29th Jul 2004, 16:43   #3
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Reseving judgement at the moment, as Leeds has just ceased to be Labour controlled for the first time in 24 years .....

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*Yawn*

Sorry? Oh... *snooze*
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They're all a bunch or self-serving, egotistical barstewards who's modus operandi includes the closure of sports centres in an age of increasing childhood obesity :x
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The North East has started voting on having its own regional assembly.

I'm actually in broad favour of these, but not in their current form. I would say that more powers should be devolved to them, and that at least one tier of local government should be abolished underneath them. For example, why bother having County Councils under a regional assembly?

edit: just read that there would be some reorganisation of second tier government, but it isn't quite clear what it would be...
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I was just about to quote Petronius again then.
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