Power struggle at Fenland District Council
I NOTE your recent online poll Is it time for Fenland District Council to reconsider the option of an elected mayor? If your recent reports are accurate, power in Fenland lies not with our elected representatives, but with the chief executive. Substitut
I NOTE your recent online poll "Is it time for Fenland District Council to reconsider the option of an elected mayor?"
If your recent reports are accurate, power in Fenland lies not with our elected representatives, but with the chief executive.
Substituting the leader of the council with an elected mayor would not effect who holds the reigns of power.
To achieve greater democracy, would it not be better to elect a chief executive?
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Or perhaps it would be simpler, and less expensive, if our councillors wrested back control of Fenland Hall?
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