The right to be a party member
IN response to Vaughan West s letter in last week s Crow, I would like to say that as he and others have pointed out, democracy is not dead. Hence all councillors have a right to be part of a political party. This, as I stated in the meeting in quest
IN response to Vaughan West's letter in last week's Crow, I would like to say that as he and others have pointed out, democracy is not dead.
Hence all councillors have a right to be part of a political party.
This, as I stated in the meeting in question, (which I must point out had no members of the public in attendance), does not mean that politics plays a pivotal role in the work carried out by councillors on Royston Town Council.
On the contrary, ALL members of the town council are Royston councillors first and do everything to ensure that Royston and its residents are represented in the best possible way.
In response to saying that a by-election would be "against the town", I am sure that what was actually said was more along the lines: A by-election would be against the town only in as much as it would cost the taxpayer an amount of money that could have been spared had a by-election not been called and with all the elected councillors co-opting an agreed candidate to see out the remaining term of office.
COUNCILLOR LYNN BERRY
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Leader, Royston Town Council