I apologise for having been very quiet in recent months. Much time has been spent fighting the complaint made against me by 4 senior council officers.
I know that council officers monitor this blog so the last thing I want to do is give anyone the slightest excuse to submit another complaint.
I am still unable to give you any details on the current complaint other than it will probably go to a public hearing in mid September. At that time, I may be able to give you more details and, I suspect, you will be astonished at what’s going on.
What has happened to me should be a warning to any person thinking about standing for election in next year’s local authority elections. If you stand up for the people who elected you; if you take up causes that you believe to be just; if you are persistent in trying to resolve matters and if you act to try and improve an out of touch council, then there is a good chance you will have a complaint made against you.
That’s how poor democracy is at a local level is in Scotland. The odds are stacked against the citizens of our country and things have to change. The public hearing might just be the start of that change.