Month: August 2013

How much control do the unions have over Telford & Wrekin Council?

With the subject of trades unions buying control of the Labour Party in the news (fraudulently in some cases, it would appear) we thought we’d check out the register of interests at Telford & Wrekin Council to see how many

Posted in Telford News

Donnington by-election

UKIP Telford & Wrekin’s candidate for the Lilleshall, Donnington & Muxton Parish Council by-election is Tom Hoof. Labour won an election for this ward in April only for their winning candidate to resign a month later to become a special

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Cllr Jill Seymour tops West Midlands MEP shortlist

Cllr Jill Seymour has made the final shortlist for the 2014 EU Parliament elections. At the last EU elections in 2009 UKIP had two MEPs elected in the West Midlands out of 13 in England and Wales and we are

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Cllr Jill Seymour at Young Independence training day

Cllr Jill Seymour spoke at a Young Independence council training day last week in Birmingham, sharing her many years of experience as a campaigner and councillor with members of UKIP’s youth wing. Pictured below with Young Independence council members are

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Petition for direct rail link between Shropshire and London

The Shropshire Star has launched a cross-party petition for a direct rail link between Shropshire and London. Rail services in Telford are overcrowded and inadequate and Shropshire is the only county in England that doesn’t have a direct rail route

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Nigel Farage at Telford International Centre

UKIP PARTY LEADER NIGEL FARAGE MEP ACCEPTS INVITATION TO SPEAK AT PUBLIC MEETING IN TELFORD The man responsible for changing the political landscape of Britain has accepted an invitation to speak at a public meeting to be held at Telford

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