Time again for our round-up of the week. What we said, what others said and most importantly, a bumper edition of what Rehman did in ‘Rehman about Town.’
It is said that elections are won on the doorstep, and that may well be true. Being armchair activists, it’s difficult to check up on that.
Twitter and blogs however are part of our social media present and future, and if the election was decided there, how would each of the wards be looking?
Following last weeks kerfuffle, a double bill.Continue reading “Virtual Doorstep: 20 Weeks..”
Following our impartial and insightful iFAQ on which councillors were standing in #LocalElection2019. We thought it was time to follow up and see if there were any candidates and any new runners and riders.Continue reading “Much To Do About Nothing”
One of our
popular features on The Political Medway is inFrequently Answered Questions, where we’d send off questions to relevant political figures and hope that we might occasionally get a reply. This week, we decided to contact the smaller parties who stood in Medway in 2015, but didn’t gain any representation on the council. As usual, we print all of their responses below entirely unedited.
Just time for a quick roundup of the week, where we take a look at the big stories in local politics, what each political party has been up to, and a special Brexit debate special of Rehman About Town.
Our StoriesContinue reading “The Week in Medway Politics, 9 Dec”
This week the government lost three votes in the House of Commons;
MPs backed calls to have a direct say in the final deal, called for the government to publish the full legal advice regarding the Brexit Deal, and historically the Government was found in contempt of parliament.
With 2 of Medway’s 3 MPs having recently quit the Government and declared they could not support the PM’s deal, how did they vote?
So, farewell then Paul Chaplin, Liberal Democrat parliamentary candidate for Gillingham and Rainham, council candidate for Watling, and chair-elect of the Medway branch of the party, who suddenly resigned from the party yesterday. Following a Twitter spat over whether or not Scotland was part of the UK. Obviously.Continue reading “No More #BlockedByMedwayPaul”
One of our
popular features on The Political Medway is inFrequently Answered Questions, where we’d send off questions to relevant political figures and hope that we might occasionally get a reply. This week, we kept things nice and simple by sending the following two questions to every Medway councillor:
We told every councillor that they had a week to respond, and that we would publish their responses entirely unedited. All responses are published below, in the order that they were received by us.
What have we been up to?
Enough about us, what about the others?
Continue reading “The Week in Medway Politics, 2 Dec”