Saturday, 16 November 2013
The Little Consultation
I am sure most of us are aware of the TMBC Big Conversation which is all well and fine, but now for something a little different. Ladies and gentlemen I present to you The Little Consultation.
If you click the words The Little Consultation you will be directed to the new blog of Carl Simmons* from Denton. The consultation is not only of interest to Dentonians but it should be of interest to all Tameside residents.
The consultation can be found on the left side of the blog main page and it is similar in format to the polls which I often have on this blog. The questions are important as they focus on local democracy and the number of councillors in the borough of Tameside. I would urge anyone who has an interest in local democracy to participate in the consultation because if enough people do take part the council might just have to listen.
*Carl Simmons stands as an independent candidate in the Denton South ward and as far as I am aware he has no affiliation to any political party. At the last council elections Carl Simmons received 675 votes which was a better vote than any political party other than Conservative or Labour. Unlike our 'job for life' Labour councillors who retreat into hibernation until election times, Carl Simmons is a committed full time community champion who campaigns all year round.