Barry Kirby

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October 2, 2014 - 2 Comments

At a time where defection to UKIP from the Conservative Party is the fashionable thing to do, what does it say about the quality of a Tory MP when UKIP tells you that you’re not...

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May 11, 2014 - 0 Comments

The Conservatives in the Grange Ward on the run up to the elections has been resembling something of a soap opera, with the incumbent being deselected and then reselected, the previous County Councillor defecting to...

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April 3, 2014 - 0 Comments

In the County Council chamber last month, the Tories brought forward a motion condemning the Labour Party for suggesting that there are benefits to be had when looking at merging structures within the police service....

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March 6, 2014 - 1 Comments

You get those days where you hear a story and even though it involves an opposition councillor, you suspect you’re not hearing the full story and decide to stick up for them.  I did that...

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February 17, 2014 - 2 Comments

Hearing the news this morning that Nick Clegg is covering all his bases by suggesting that his party would welcome a coalition with Labour after the general election, I’m left asking the question “why?” Why...

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January 16, 2014 - 0 Comments

Every year Residents of Gloucester are asked to vote in one election or another.  3 years in 4 its about City Elections, the other year is County.  Throw in Parliamentary Elections, Europeans, Police and Crime...

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May 4, 2013 - 1 Comments

After a nail-biting count on Thursday night, I had the great honour of being elected as the County Council Member for Grange and Kingsway.  It was a fantastic evening, which followed 2 very hard days...

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November 11, 2012 - 0 Comments

How do you rig an election in plain view of everyone?  You make the election in a time of year when its cold and wet and not particularly appealing to go to a polling station,...

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November 2, 2011 - 0 Comments

In yet another slip in Parliament, our esteemed MP aimed to highlight the new Q Club in Quedgeley.  However it just shows the lack of attention to detail when he could not actually remember its current name,...

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September 30, 2011 - 2 Comments

In this time of austerity, and the Conservative lead Government telling us we are “all in this together” and that there is no money for fundamental pillars of society such as the Justice System, the...

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