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Sopa Box - Friday 20th August

Friday's Soap Box was a one to one with Robin Tilbrook, national chairman of the English Democrats.

 

We talked about the 'need' (in his view) for a more accountable local authority head and one that as such is epected by the public and not by a 'cabal of councillors in a smoke filled room somewhere'.

Robin said that the move would not be any more expensive than the current system, albeit that referendum would cost something but hey, what price democracy, he says?

I also asked if the English Democrats were concerned that they were seen as affiliated to the political right and the BNP perhaps in particular. Mr Tilbrook was dismissive and stated his party's mantra that they 'are not left, not right, just English'.

'A few hundred' signatures for the necessary petition have now been collected by the 15 volunteers tasked with the job and, if successful, the referendum will take place in May next year at the same time as local council elections.



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