Th th th that’s all folks, Telford is over.

Th th th that’s all folks, Telford is over.

Or it would be, if Shrewsbury MP Daniel Kawczynski had his way. He tweeted tonight that he is seeking a way to abolish Telford Council.

I’m assuming that he would like to see Shropshire Council take over, bringing it’s vast expertise of turning most things it touches into shit. And expensive shit at that.

Just this week, it was revealed that the shopping centres they bought through a third party company, avoiding, tax have lost £11m in value.

Who could forget the IP&E shitstorm that was supposed to be a vehicle to sell Council services to other organisations but saw Council officers moved from Shire Hall around different rented buildings around the town, and then back to Shire Hall, with company being shut down. The lawyers and removal companies were the main beneficiaries.

Telford MP Lucy Allan, said “…We have excellent council officers in Telford doing their best for the people of our borough and of course we must have our own council to represent our area. We are so different from leafy affluent Shropshire and have very different needs…”

Nicola Lowery Chairman of the Telford Conservative Association and former Borough Councillor at Telford & Wrekin Council said: “A merger between Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council would have a significantly detrimental impact on local democracy and service delivery.

“There is no evidence to suggest that a merger will provide stronger strategic and local leadership which any proposal to the Secretary of State on local government structure would need to evidence”.

“Any application to the Secretary of State would also have to command a good deal of local support across the whole area of the proposal, which would see this scheme if ever submitted ultimately fail as it would likely receive little support from residents here in Telford.

“Any unitary proposals should truly be locally-driven, voluntary and bottom-up and there is evidence to suggest that people feel more removed from local decision-making if the units of democracy are bigger.

“Whilst neighbouring MPs are entitled to their views I can categorically confirm that these views do not represent the views of the Conservative Party nor the views of many residents living here in Telford”.

What’s your message to DK?

18 thoughts on “Th th th that’s all folks, Telford is over.

  • June 6, 2019 at 7:30 pm
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    Making a bit of a knob of himself. Look at what Shropshire council has done to rural lifeline bus routes.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:31 pm
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    There again they might have had an enquiry into the Grooming gang, blind-eye, 40 year cover up by now.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:33 pm
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    What a fool this man is.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:35 pm
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    He’s looking for column inches he can smell a GE and needs his name to be quoted

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:35 pm
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    Lmao sorry but Telford council are very adept at turning things to shit for themselves, we don’t need Shropshire councils help.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:41 pm
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    Cock-Womble comes to mind

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:43 pm
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    Chris Paterson jealous monna cunts you lot are

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:43 pm
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    If he wants to bring Telford’s MP and the Labour councillors together, then he’s doing a mighty fine job of it! Point of order – he does realise it’s Telford AND Wrekin council?

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:45 pm
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    I know I was just reading it lol.

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:45 pm
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    Shropshire council are desperate they will be the next council to go bankrupt

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:47 pm
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    I bet he has a Corbin poster and a Dianne mug

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:47 pm
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    Stay in your own town, we dont need your “expertise” here…
    Sincerely
    most of us telfordians

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:48 pm
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    It was Telford which saved Shrewsbury hospital now they are getting rid of TELFORD COUNCIL

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  • June 6, 2019 at 7:50 pm
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    Can you use the word MP and trust in the same sentence?

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