WikiWirral 13yrs online 24/7 365 days a year.
Forum Stats
12225 Members
65 Forums
72751 Topics
980533 Posts
43 posts in the last 24hrs
Max Online: 7831 @ 8th Apr 2013 4:18pm
Who's Online - Click Me
91 registered (11kendo, 15 invisible), 1767 Guests and 182 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Social Media : Follow Us


(Views 7days)This Weeks Most Read
Doris is on her way 943
TS Indefatigable 522
Patio work 427
vet fees 342
Internet Explorer Not Working 334
Is This ART ? 253
Chef's knife. 249
Dangerous Tumble Dryers 242
Seeking old pictures of Egerton Street area, Birkenhead 174
roofers 158
New General Forums
Is This ART ?
by granny
09:56 AM
Wirral track renewal
by snowhite
22nd Feb 2017 2:42pm
Ice in the 1800's
by granny
21st Feb 2017 9:47pm
Am I missing something ?
by dizdazdoz
16th Feb 2017 12:46pm
New Wirral History
Seeking old pictures of Egerton Street area, Birkenhead
by yoller
19th Feb 2017 7:53pm
TS Indefatigable
by granny
18th Feb 2017 3:32pm
RIP : Chris Kay
by granny
31st Aug 2016 9:25am
Children's home on the Overchurch
by xleahx
26th Apr 2011 7:01pm
423 Archers, Wirral Mark Rake, Wirral, Merseyside
by derekdwc
13th Sep 2009 10:50pm
Forum Tips
Photo Gallery Forums
fireworks on the Mersey last night
Hadlow train station
Topic Replies
Wirral Bus Review
by diggingdeeper
Today at 12:04 PM
2 x Sum 41 tickets Manchester 25/02
by turnip
Today at 07:47 AM
Dangerous Tumble Dryers
by diggingdeeper
Today at 12:23 AM
Doris is on her way
by diggingdeeper
Today at 12:09 AM
Patio work
by rossie
Yesterday at 09:34 PM
Sony Smartwatch 2
by Mike_Hoylake
Yesterday at 09:25 PM
Chef's knife.
by lincle
Yesterday at 08:51 PM
Aerial engineer
by Dilly
Yesterday at 08:15 PM
roofers
by thisledous
Yesterday at 06:33 PM
February
M Tu W Th F Sa Su
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28
Recent Posts : What's On ?
Lion Salt Works/Weaver Hall Museum
by venice
19th Feb 2017 12:19pm
Wirral TUC Meeting re Update on Wallasey CLP Suspe
by RUDEBOX
13th Feb 2017 8:50pm
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#846544 - 30th Dec 2013 12:46pm Wirral Councillor
granny Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 29th Jun 2011
Posts: 13867
Loc: Wirral
Can anyone enlighten on how a Lib/Dem councillor of Wirral has changed direction, quit the party ,saying the group has total lack of direction and leadership . He has become an Independent candidate and he still intends to represent the people of Thingwall and Pensby until the next election to save having a by election. Strange we have not been given any literature through our doors on this event. Another hidden bit of wangling.
Mark Johnson. How can he do that? He is surely not representing the electorate if he has quit the party that was voted for(rather than a person). He joined politics a few yrs. ago, just when the important decisive decision for the Warrens Health Centre was needing votes.
I scratch my head! confused
_________________________
...and those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.FN

Top
Wirral Council : Advertising
Click me for more Information......

* * * vipstudios.co.uk - Photographic Studios * * *
Now Advertise with WikiWirral.
WikiWirral stats 35,000 Page Views a Day +500 Search Engines.. Click Me
#846548 - 30th Dec 2013 1:23pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: granny]
Moonstar Online   content

Forum Addict

Registered: 2nd Jul 2011
Posts: 1240
Loc: Wirral
Niffs a bit doesn't it. He should be sacked and made completely Independent!

Top
#846550 - 30th Dec 2013 1:35pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: granny]
little_pob Offline
Smartchild

Registered: 30th May 2008
Posts: 442
Loc: Upton
You can use whatever system you want to choose who you vote for, but you elect the person - not the party.

It's why MPs who defect keep their seat, but when one dies or resigns a by-election is triggered.

Top
#846554 - 30th Dec 2013 2:15pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: little_pob]
granny Offline

Wiki Master

Registered: 29th Jun 2011
Posts: 13867
Loc: Wirral
If a person is elected, due to their political persuasions, then surely if they change their opinions and beliefs, they are not representing the people who voted for them in the first place? He could be an undercover agent now...( not saying he is ) smile
_________________________
...and those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.FN

Top
#846557 - 30th Dec 2013 2:36pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: granny]
chriskay Offline
Forum Veteran

Registered: 25th Oct 2007
Posts: 4868
Loc: shropshire
little_pob is right of course; you vote for a person, but of course 99.99% of the time, you vote for him/her because of the party he/she belongs to. If a person stands as an independent, everyone who votes for that person knows he/she is not affiliated to any party, and that's fine. In this case, I think he should resign and a new election be held.
_________________________
Carpe diem.

Top
#846600 - 30th Dec 2013 6:37pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: chriskay]
Moonstar Online   content

Forum Addict

Registered: 2nd Jul 2011
Posts: 1240
Loc: Wirral
It's all about political party - that's what the Whips are for.

Top
#846603 - 30th Dec 2013 6:46pm Re: Wirral Councillor [Re: granny]
justice Offline
Member

Registered: 19th Aug 2013
Posts: 89
Loc: Wallasey
It is a scandal and utterly dishonest.Seacombe (a real labour stronghold), several years ago had a Tory councilor Dennis Knowles
inflicted upon them. Mr Knowles knew he had no chance of being voted as a Tory so decided to stand for Labour and when elected changed his party. Despicable I am so glad that the people of Upton refused to play his games and he came nowhere near a victory.Had the cheek to say that he was a resident of Woodchurch when he lived in Wallasey.
The law needs to be changed.

Top

Moderator:  Mod 
Random Wirral Images

Click to View Topic.
Newest Topics
Wirral Bus Review
by Norton
11:42 AM
Aerial engineer
by ponytail
06:01 PM
roofers
by thisledous
04:44 PM
Chef's knife.
by Beethoven
12:39 PM
Is This ART ?
by granny
09:56 AM
For Sale & Free
2 x Sum 41 tickets Manchester 25/02
by turnip
07:47 AM
Sony Smartwatch 2
by Mike_Hoylake
09:25 PM
Brother printer
by saltytom
11:02 AM
Mk6 Golf TDI 1.6
by Cjoshea
22nd Feb 2017 11:05pm
TV wall mount wanted.
by j_demo
21st Feb 2017 7:53pm
Featured Member
Registered: 10th Apr 2012
Posts: 17
Newest Members
Bradshawbatho, raybb, CliveK, vonny, Vkj530
12225 Registered Users
Today's Birthdays
No Birthdays
New Wirral Info
Aerial engineer
by ponytail
06:01 PM
roofers
by thisledous
04:44 PM
Lion Salt Works/Weaver Hall Museum
by paxvobiscum
18th Feb 2017 9:19pm
Patio work
by steamfan
18th Feb 2017 3:45pm
Ceiling needs smoothing
by yr20405
15th Feb 2017 1:52am
News : New Topics
Wirral Bus Review
by Norton
11:42 AM
Dangerous Tumble Dryers
by diggingdeeper
02:03 PM
Doris is on her way
by granny
22nd Feb 2017 8:43pm
Hezballah
by venice
17th Feb 2017 11:15am
On-street parking charges dropped
by oldpm01
15th Feb 2017 9:10am
New Enthusiast Forums
Chef's knife.
by Beethoven
12:39 PM
irish music entertainer for St Patrick's night
by kazaroo
22nd Feb 2017 3:07pm
Internet Explorer Not Working
by fish5133
22nd Feb 2017 12:25am
vet fees
by eggandchips
20th Feb 2017 12:01am
Sea Shepherd
by venice
16th Feb 2017 1:06pm
(Views 24hrs)Trending Newest Topics
Aerial engineer 149
Wirral Bus Review 60
Wirral Sunrise Sunset
Sunrise Fri 7:09am
Sunset Fri 5:41pm
Local Time Fri 5:27pm
WikiWirral Can . . . .
Advertising Click me
To Advertise with
Wikiwirral Click Me