Problem councillor disgraces himself yet again

Oldham councillor Mark Wilkinson is definitely an elected representative with issues. The principal one being is that he doesn’t think that rules, procedures, standards, constitutional matters or the law apply to him, writes Neil Wilby. This was his latest public performance last night at a Full Meeting of the Council that highlights some of thoseContinue reading “Problem councillor disgraces himself yet again”

Councillor’s luxury car stolen from outside Party HQ

A newly elected, highly controversial Oldham Metropolitan Borough councillor has reported his car stolen from outside the Failsworth Independent Party HQ in Lord Lane, Failsworth. In a statement broadcast on Facebook on 30th September, 2021, Cllr Mark Wilkinson and his wife, Kathleen Wilkinson, the Party Chairwoman, said: “To any of our friends that live inContinue reading “Councillor’s luxury car stolen from outside Party HQ”

Wherever the journey takes you

That is the bold strapline of a well established firm of solicitors based in the Greater Manchester area. But the journey from their office in Failsworth to their present predicament is not one that they have likely enjoyed. A sub-header claims that, as solicitors with offices in Tameside, Stockport and Manchester, ‘Harold Stock & CoContinue reading “Wherever the journey takes you”

Disgraced hyper-local party mired in yet more controversy

Scandal-hit Failsworth Independent Party, never far from headlines in the local, regional and national press, face more controversy as two of their more recent bids to silence their opponents and critics appear set not only to fail, but backfire spectacularly. The thrust of much of the press coverage, and several articles elsewhere on this website,Continue reading “Disgraced hyper-local party mired in yet more controversy”