Category Archives: Portsmouth City Council

Lib Dems under pressure over Hancock as Councillor quits

Update 28/1: Final update for this post before I open up a new one. Cllr Eleanor Scott gave an extensive interview to Victoria Derbyshire on Radio 5 Live this morning.  It was actually distressing to hear her evident discomfort at her … Continue reading

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Portsmouth City Council – Mike Hancock & the Pascoe report

Since writing up this blog, a version of the entire Pascoe report has been leaked online, and it – and the uproar it’s generated – are all over the media.  I’ve put up another post with some of the reactions … Continue reading

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“Save Shipbuilding” demo, 14th December

This is just a very quick follow-up to the march today from the Dockyard to the Guildhall, and the rally that followed it. It was organised by the Unite union, and there were the usual Socialist Worker placards in evidence.  … Continue reading

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Portsmouth City Council – some useful website links

A while ago, I tweeted some links to things on the City Council website which are useful for keeping track of what PCC are up to.  The Council do put a lot of very useful information online, but these days … Continue reading

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South Parade Trust Launch Party 21/11/13

UPDATE 23/11/13: I had a wander down to the Pier earlier, it’s a gorgeous morning in Pompey and I had to ask myself “how much would the Pier take today if it was open and it had a cafe or … Continue reading

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Point Battery – the ARTches Project

UPDATE 4/12/13 Portsmouth City Council’s Planning Committee today approved both the planning applications submitted in support of the ARTches project.  More from me on today’s meeting is here.  Original blog continues below: As this blog must seem to regular readers … Continue reading

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Portsmouth City Council meeting 15/10/13

This is only an incomplete account of yesterday’s meeting, because I had to dash out of the gallery in the middle for a long phone-call and then had to leave well before the end.  But I was there for what, … Continue reading

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