Barrier remains for electing the working public

Central Beds Council

Central Beds Council

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A motion to hold more council meetings in the evenings has been defeated.

At a meeting of Central Beds Council Independent Councillor Mark Smith put forward a motion that overview and scrutiny committee meetings be held in the evenings so working people can be councillors.

But the motion was defeated 40 to nine with all Conservative councillors voting against it and all Lib Dem and Independents in support.


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