Is “Your Waverley” Home or away?

We’re thinking that you’re thinking what we’re thinking!

Yes you are right followers. Isn’t it time there were a few new borough councillors to step into “Your Waverley’s” ring?

Why? Because some, just don’t appear be taking their jobs very seriously!

It is quite revealing looking through the Attendance Records of councillors supposedly serving “Our Waverley.”

Some of whom think it is good enough to rock up on the odd occasion, say nothing, contribute nothing, sometimes use the council chamber for a quiet kip,  

Screen Shot 2016-04-28 at 11.29.08and then go back to the village or town  they crawled out of? Some of them even slithered  in   “unopposed.” So what does that say about us?

Are electors even aware that they can check up on their local councillor’s activities, whether they put themselves up to represent the council on outside bodies, how often they actually attend the organisations they claim to represent.

We hear from some of those organisations!  Most attend one in four meetings. Some precisely none.

Take Farnham for example – Denise Le Gal is so busy cooking up deals wearing her Surrey County Council bonnet  she has scant time to spend at “Your Waverley”?  Frequently Waverley’s council chamber  has  a passing resemblance to the House of Commons Chamber pictured here:Screen Shot 2016-10-12 at 16.33.55.png

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Empty chairs and empty tables at Waverley’s Joint Planning Committee on 3rd October. Ah but some councillors sent their comments in by… letter!  

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