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Feb 16, 2021Liked by NN Journal

I hope Rob receives all the support he deserves and that he WILL be able to change the ethos within North Northants. I find this an exciting time for local politics and just hope that candidates who are worthy of our votes come forward, rather than more of the same.

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It is misleading to describe councillors as unelected. County Council elections were held in 2017 for a four year term, which does not end until May 2021. I was re-elected for Corby West with 1,854 votes. Even when elections are postoned, a councillor remains in office as an elected member until an election is called.

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Hi Cllr Brookfield. What the article says is if the May elections are delayed until the autumn, then the new authority will be managed by councillors who have not been elected to the new authority. All borough or county councillors were elected to their borough or county - not to the unitary - which is a new organisation.

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You used the phrase "unelected councillor". There is no such thing as an unelected councillor, unless they are co-opted members of a parish council.

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I agree it sounds promising but he does have his work cut out especially the rising costs of some of the things both north and west need to implement.

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Sounds promising. I hope he does keep a watchful eye on children’s and adult services. So much us being swept under the carpet & (serious case reviews) not being published for bogus reasons.

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