Barry Kirby

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September 29, 2014 - 0 Comments

I am very proud of being part of the Labour County Group, I think we are making some serious headway in achieving our manifesto commitments, albeit from third place.  One of the fundamental reasons behind...

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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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February 26, 2014 - 2 Comments

Today was budget day and I think we can be proud of what we achieved.  We successful passed amendments that will see the introduction of the Living Wage for the lowest paid council workers and...

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June 25, 2012 - 0 Comments

We knew it would end, all the supposed compassion, the “hug a hoodie” and looking after your fellow citizen.  It seems that the nasty party is back and looking for votes.  They have taken a...

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February 14, 2011 - 1 Comments

The Gloucester Libraries debacle has been “Called in” by the Liberal Democrats to the scrutiny Committee, and thus an extraordinary scrutiny meeting was called tonight to hear the arguments.  I attended in the public gallery,...

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February 4, 2011 - 0 Comments

Last night, the Gloucestershire public again showed their anger against the Tory/Liberal methods. In a By-election for the Council seat which was counted in Rodborough, Labour’s Brian Oosthuyen beat the Tories by 3 votes, which...

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November 29, 2010 - 4 Comments

So the world will now function on volunteers and good will!  That is the essence of the Big Society. It has been voted on by Gloucester City Council, Embraced even, according to the Paper (Though...

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