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LADY BOUNTIFUL

As this year’s council tax bills land on the doormats, it’s there in black and white. Socialist Sandwell has increased its tax by 4% again. While Labour Police and Crime Commissioner, the risible David Jamieson has increased his cut by 6.6%.

COSTIGAN'S CUCKOO

It’s like the first cuckoo of spring.

As we approach council elections, Sandwell MBC always announces the building of a medical centre and housing on land in King Street in Wednesbury (see E&S 12th March 2020).

NOT JUST NIBLICKS AND BALLS

 Sandwell MBC’s proposal to close Brandhall golf course and build on the site has importance not simply for golfers and people locally. If it is not viable as a golf club, the whole should be preserved as public green space.

EXCUSES EXCUSES

Two ill run organisations have recently resorted to the press in pathetic attempts to explain their inadequacies.

DAYLIGHT ROBBERY

One would expect after employees had pocketed a cool half a million pounds in a prolonged fraud that the employer would examine its systems and act positively to prevent it happening again. Expectations would be disappointed if that employer was Sandwell council.

COLLECT RENTS BEFORE RAISING THEM

A delayed Christmas present from Sandwell MBC to its 28,000+ council house tenants is a 2% rent rise. The rise is due to take effect in April. Housing chief Labour’s Cllr.

DIVERTING ATTENTION

Playground behaviour, like when a kid cries “He done it Miss” to divert attention from his own misdeeds, is gathering (dare one say) momentum among Labour hacks.

THE FRIT AND THE FRIGHTFUL

Among the explanations and analysis of Tom Watson’s retreat the most likely reason that Watson was wetting his pants at the prospect of losing his West Bromwich East seat seems to have been ignored.

NOT MUCH COP

Labour West Midlands Police and Crime Commissioner, David Jamieson’s first couple of years in office, when he appeared to be enjoying a Rip Van Winkle type repose, may be seen as the golden age of his tenure.

Sandwell Socialists Destroy the Environment Again

Eternal vigilance is needed to prevent socialist scheming and nowhere more than in the one party state that is Sandwell. The Socialist mind set is an arrogant belief that it knows what is best for people and a contempt for any popular contrary views.