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Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row

Voter demands apology from Councillor Ralph Cook over Labour election leaflets row
March 22, 2013 3 Comments »

A Cardiff resident has demanded a public apology from the council’s deputy leader in a bitter dispute over Labour’s election leaflets. Paul Seligman claims Councillor Ralph Cook was wrong to describe the city resident’s recollection of a controversial Labour campaign ... Read More »

Labour accused of “false promises” in black bin bag collection row

Labour accused of “false promises” in black bin bag collection row
June 26, 2012 1 Comment »

Councillors in the capital’s Labour group have been accused of being elected on “false promises” in a policy row over black bag waste collections. Labour candidates in Plasnewydd narrowly claimed victory last month after campaigning for a return to weekly ... Read More »

Cardiff council could hold fewer meetings, say Labour

Cardiff council could hold fewer meetings, say Labour
June 9, 2012 3 Comments »

Cardiff council’s new Labour administration is considering holding fewer full council meetings, it has revealed. The local authority’s Labour leaders plan to conduct a review of the council’s constitution to improve the way the council runs its business. As part ... Read More »

Cardiff council votes to split Lord Mayor role

Cardiff council votes to split Lord Mayor role
May 17, 2012 8 Comments »

Cardiff is without a Lord Mayor tonight after councillors voted to split the traditional role of Cardiff’s first citizen in two. At the first council meeting since local elections on May 3, Labour put forward proposals to split the functions ... Read More »

Whitchurch ward member David Groves on being Wales’ only blind councillor

Whitchurch ward member David Groves on being Wales’ only blind councillor
May 17, 2012 No Comments »

David Groves realised from an early age he was never going to become a professional footballer – but being blind as never going to stop him making the most of his attributes. Here he tells Eleanor Lawrie how and why ... Read More »

Cardiff council could be without a Lord Mayor for Diamond Jubilee and the Olympics

May 16, 2012 7 Comments »

Cardiff could be without a Lord Mayor during the Olympics and Diamond Jubilee celebrations this summer, under plans by the new Labour administration. As reported yesterday, Labour wants to end more than a century of tradition by splitting the functions ... Read More »

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives

Cardiff Labour leader accuses Rodney Berman of ‘plotting’ with Conservatives
April 20, 2012 1 Comment »

Cardiff’s Labour party group has accused Liberal Democrat leader Rodney Berman of plotting a “grubby” power-sharing deal with the Conservatives ahead of forthcoming local elections. After the Lib Dems attacked Labour leader Heather Joyce’s record on speaking in council meetings, ... Read More »

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce

Cardiff Lib Dems attack record of city Labour leader Heather Joyce
April 19, 2012 No Comments »

Cardiff’s ruling Liberal Democrats have launched a blistering attack on Labour group leader Heather Joyce after revealing she spoke just eight times at Cardiff full council meetings in a year. In a move set to spark further tensions ahead of ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Education is top priority in Labour’s ‘ambitious and challenging’ vision for Cardiff

ELECTION 2012: Education is top priority in Labour’s ‘ambitious and challenging’ vision for Cardiff
April 17, 2012 2 Comments »

The Labour party would freeze council tax for one year, cap tax increases at 2% in future years, and make improving Cardiff’s schools its highest priority if it won control of the city council at next month’s local elections. Unveiling ... Read More »

ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council

ELECTION 2012: Labour group leader Heather Joyce says she ‘is ready’ to lead Cardiff council
April 12, 2012 16 Comments »

Four years ago Heather Joyce didn’t have “Councillor” before her name and admits she couldn’t have imagined she would be leading her party into an election in 2012. In the second in our series of interviews with Cardiff council’s group ... Read More »