May the best man or women win.

Four candidates completed and submitted application forms, along with the requisite deposit before the 12 noon deadline. These applications have now been checked and approved by Piers Wauchope, Returning Officer for this election.
Your leadership candidates are
EVANS, Suzanne
NUTTALL, Paul
REES-EVANS, John
WHITTLE, Peter
I’m pleased to confirm that there were no late, or rejected applications.

Salford’s Labour run council never ceases to amaze.

SALFORD COUNCIL INCOMPETENCE OVER £1MILLION LOSS ON SWINTON GATEWAY

Star date: 31st October 2016

£1.38MILLION PUBLIC MONEY DOWN DRAIN OF SWINTON GATEWAY

Tomorrow councillors will be pouring over a report, following an internal audit investigation by Salford City Council on how the Swinton Gateway costs rose by £1.38million above original estimates and opened over a year late.

The scathing report reveals a series of cock-ups and incompetence, including that officers from Urban Vision and the Council didn’t know what they were doing…but omits the role of councillors and the Mayor in keeping the scandal secret from the public and press. 

Full details here…

Source the Salford Star.

Is it me or do you find this story hard to swallow. 30.000 homes given to migrants so ministers are building prefabs which can be set up on site in 48 hrs. for us to live in.Where did we go wrong!!!!

After 30,000 UK homes are given to migrants, ministers plan 100,000 pre-made homes to help solve housing crisis

  • Pre-packed ‘modular’ homes could be constructed under plans set to be unveiled in a government white paper
  • They can take as little as a day to construct off-site and just 48 hours to install on-site
  • Government plans will include measures to encourage banks to lend to firms which construct the homes
  • It comes as government figures reveal 30,000 new social housing lettings were given to immigrants in 2015

Ford invests £100m in Bridgend and commits to the UK

Saturday, 29 October 2016

Ford have followed Nissan’s lead and confirmed their commitment to the UK.
The company employs 14,000 people in the UK and has recently announced a £100m investment in its plant in Bridgend to install its range of Dragon engines. Profits at its European business have jumped from £7m to £113m in the last year.
The head of Ford Europe, Jim Farley, said that Ford has no plans to change their investments or make any changes.