Voter dissatisfaction: direct action – what WE could do

Here a council must change from the tight-knit Cabinet only model (as EDDC has) where a Leader appoints his own Cabinet for a Committee model where committes make binding decisions and are made up in proportion to the parties voted in:

http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18670:voters-require-nw-council-to-axe-cabinet-model-and-return-to-committees&catid=59&Itemid=27

Some background to this is given here:

http://www.rottenborough.org.uk/RachelBattersby.html

And here a town is petitioning to leave one local authority to join another:

http://www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=18688:voters-call-for-town-to-become-responsibility-of-different-local-authorities&catid=59&Itemid=27

and the background to this is here:

http://www.gazettelive.co.uk/news/teesside-news/emphatic-yarm-yorkshire-vote-leads-7181783#.U4X7TA1ezvQ.twitter

Seaton to West Dorset, Axminster to South Somerset, Cranbrook to Exeter City, Exmouth to Teignbridge, Budleigh Salterton to Kensington and Chelsea (sorry, got carried away there!) – interesting!