Unlike the previous three weeks unfortunately Alasdair Ross hasn’t said that many stupid things this week.
Apart from in this post he says
I was not surprised that Kevin was not being factually correct but I am surprised today that the Official Ipswich Tory website seems to be forgetting who is responsible for a number of policies.
I’m surprised that as it would appear that Labour couldn’t tell the difference between County and Borough during the elections, Alasdair would want to say such a thing, but the statement is inaccurate in its self anyway.
Later Alasdair says this
Now what they don’t say is that the plan to turn off 94% of the lights in Ipswich is a Tory run Suffolk County council plan and that it was approved by the County Council who included Tory Borough councillors Terry (also a Cabinet member) West, Debman, Harsant, Young and Vickery. They even put out a leaflet in Holywells- but Cllr Debman is their County Cllr, who must have agreed to it!
So Alasdair is claiming that Ipswich Borough Council are not agents to Suffolk County Council in regards to street lighting even though a piece of plastic on every lamp post in town says otherwise.
Also, as there was no mention of cuts in street lighting in any Labour literature during the election campaign we can ascertain that what he is saying is inaccurate.
This didn’t stop Alasdair repeating the nonsense in a comment on the Ipswich Spy blog here.
Talking of the Tory website and all their new posts – two of the issues they are complaining about are Tory Plans – the street lighting (Tory County Council) but more interestingly the verge cutting – a plan to leave certain roadsides uncut was a plan that the Borough Tories came up with.
Same old Labour, never taking responsibility.