Last Chance to Register to Vote – EU Referendum

If you want to have your say at the EU Referendum, you must be registered to vote.The final deadline is 7 June 2016.   You can register to vote online anytime at http://ift.tt/1yqOK3c. Anyone who was already registered to vote (or recently registered) before the 18 April deadline for the elections taking place across the…

Who wants Salford’s £100k-a-year Mayor role?

Salford today took one step closer to the possibility of an elected Mayor on the same day Leicester City Council announced it was increasing their elected Mayor’s salary to £100,000 per year. Leicester’s Labour-controlled council also decided it would pay his Deputy Mayor £75,000 per year and his SIX “assistant Mayors” would also get a…

English Democrats force elected Mayor vote in Salford

The English Democrats party is forcing Salford to hold a referendum on an elected Mayor for the city after they handed in a 10,000 name petition. Under the Local Government Act introduced by Labour, if 5% of the electorate petition the council and the signatures are correctly matched to names on the city’s electoral roll,…