Archive for May 2023

Confidence trick

Despite the narrowness of the margin, last week’s attempt by the Independent Political Group (IPG)/Tory cabal to unseat Pembrokeshire County Council’s leader, Cllr David Simpson, turned out to be something of a damp squib. While 31-29 looks like a close shave, the fact is that it had been known for several days that it was... Read More »

Nice work if you can get it…

Nice work if you can get it…It comes as no surprise to keen Kremlin-watchers like Old Grumpy that Pembrokeshire County Council’s Independent Political Group is seeking to make a comeback by tabling a motion of no confidence in Leader David Simpson at an Extraordinary Meeting to be held on Thursday 18 May at 10 am. So this is a good opportunity... Read More »

Strength in numbers

Having persuaded four unaffiliated members to join their ranks (Cllrs Anji Tinley, Alan Dennison, Vanessa Thomas and Mel Phillips) PCC’s Independent Political Group (17 members) together with their Tory allies (10 – 11 if you include Cllr Andrew Edwards) are within striking distance of the majority required to seize power in County Hall. Emboldened by this... Read More »