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Two Stoke Labour Councillors Rebel Over Group Leadership

There was fun and games in the chamber at Stoke-on-Trent City Council yesterday during the Annual Council meeting.

Labour Councillors Alan Dutton and Ruth Rosenau voted in support of Councillor Dave Conway of the City Independent Group as Leader of Stoke-on-Trent City Council. 551 more words


Labour Group Leader Takes Paid Position Following Election Defeat

Stoke Labour Group Leader Mohammed Pervez has gifted himself a paid position following his party’s election defeat.

Councillor Pervez will take the position of Chair of the Corporate Resources Committee which will ensure that he gets a ‘Special Responsibility Allowance’ of around £9000. 240 more words


Deputy Lord Mayor's Selection Causes Controversy

The new Lord Mayor for the municipal year 2015-2016 is set to be sworn in at the Full Council meeting this coming Thursday 28th May. 471 more words


"2162 Votes", or, well okay not that many

I don’t have much to say about the mayor making ceremony last night, during which Sally Waters became Lord Mayor of Canterbury. It’s not that I don’t want to say a lot, but I was too busy to take in the entire experience. 525 more words

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Stoke Labour Face Potential Split

Up to four elected councillors could walk away from Stoke Labour in the next week.

There had already been considerable unrest prior to the Local Elections. 659 more words


Afzal Khan’s political journey from Jhelum to Cheetham Hill to the Town Hall to Brussels

So two weeks on from the general election and I know we’re all pretty sick of politics, not to mention politicians, but I couldn’t let this week pass without a quick nod to Mohammed Afzal Khan MEP who was invested as Manchester’s first Asian (and youngest) Lord Mayor 10 years ago. 586 more words

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Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

Today The Princess Royal attended the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Care at the International Convention Centre in Birmingham, West Midlands. Before presenting awards to the 2015 Honorary Fellows Her Royal Highness sat with a full house to hear a truly insightful and inspiring Georg F Still Memorial Lecture by Professor of Global Health Peter Piot. 184 more words

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