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 28, 2014 - 1 Comments

After being harangued before, at and after the budget meeting by Lib Dems, accusing us of having a cosy relationship with the Tories, One of the 3 Lib Dem Leaders, Jeremy Hilton, gave us a...

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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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June 18, 2012 - 0 Comments

Today has seen Labours’ national launch of the Police and Crime Commissioner  candidates for the election in November.  What I really liked was Ed Miliband pointing out that while we didn’t want Police and crime commissioners, since...

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December 12, 2011 - 9 Comments

  I admit that I have been a bit absorbed in work and Severn FM recently but I have to say the whole European/Cameron situation has me baffled.  Before he went out to the summit...

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November 2, 2011 - 13 Comments

The issue of the Parliamentary Boundaries is becoming very emotive, especially in Gloucester where it is suggested we lose the Westgate ward to the forest of Dean.  How ironic that when it came to voting...

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July 4, 2011 - 6 Comments

As part of the bill for Electoral Reform bill that the Liberal Democrats and Tories are pushing through parliament there is a reorganising or rebalancing of the parliamentary constituencies.  It has been known that Gloucester...

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