EDDC canvassers now out trying to find the missing 6,000 plus electors

After boasting to the Parliamentary Select Committee on voter engagement that his way of tracking down missing voters was far superior to the required door to door canvassing done everywhere else (by telephoning missing voters instead – always assuming you know their landline or mobile numbers) Mark Williams has now recruited a large team of canvassers to do the job.

Wonder what caused the change …..!

http://new.eastdevon.gov.uk/news/2014/10/home-visits-aim-to-boost-number-of-residents-registered-to-vote/

Cabinet agenda 5 November 2014 5.30 pm

http://new.eastdevon.gov.uk/media/470300/051114-cabinet-combined-agenda-public-version.pdf

Summary: Lots of secret items and lots of money to be thrown at increasing the size of Cranbrook and lots of words but not much action in Seaton and Exmouth

Gunpowder, treason and plot?

Knowle relocation: Deputy Chief Executive’s “update”

… which raises many more questions than it answers:

http://new.eastdevon.gov.uk/council-and-democracy/committees-and-meetings/overview-and-scrutiny-committee/minutes/16-october-2014/office-relocation-update/

and simply “noting” this report at an Overview and Scrutiny meeting is disgraceful.

Our Overview and Scrutiny Committee – not so much a toothless tiger as a toothless teddy bear.