Is EDDC like the Titanic?

PUBLISHED: 02:01 15 October 2008 | UPDATED: 22:27 15 June 2010

As a Honitonian, born and bred, I would like to concur with the sentiments of Gillian Hillman and am saddened by the de-selection of Councillors Barry Nicholson and Roger Boote in favour of Sara Randall Johnson and Paul Diviani. I also fear this is a h

As a Honitonian, born and bred, I would like to concur with the sentiments of Gillian Hillman and am saddened by the de-selection of Councillors Barry Nicholson and Roger Boote in favour of Sara Randall Johnson and Paul Diviani. I also fear this is a hidden agenda to further their political careers. I don't know how they expect to fulfil their commitment to towns-folk with their already busy schedules in other East Devon District Council roles as Leader and Chairman.Sara Randall Johnson is also in full-time employment. Why does she not stand in her own ward and how many town council meetings has she attended in over 12 years of office? Less than I can count on one hand, as far as I am aware. I thought she was championing the cause to save EDDC. This move suggests to me that she thinks she may be on the Titanic and I thought the captain was the last to leave the ship!What sort of message does this send to the people of East Devon, let alone Honiton? I feel our local councillors seem to have been stabbed in the back.Graham PidgeonStreamers Meadows Honiton


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