Monthly Archives: January 2015

LibDem and Conservative MPs Vote Against Protection for Pubs

Following last month’s famous victory giving pub tenants the right to a Market Rent Only (MRO) deal, parliamentary pub campaigners tonight had a go at providing further protections for pubs.  Currently, there is nothing to stop pubs being converted into … Continue reading

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NHS and Health Policy

The NHS is now showing as the key election concern amongst the electorate and I’m not surprised. Equal access to healthcare has to be one of the crowning glories of our country. Not for us, the US-style system where no … Continue reading

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LISTEN TO MY TONE FM INTERVIEW

Listen to my interview last week on Tone FM http://tonefm.co.uk/listen/cllr-mike-rigby/

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Another Win for Taunton Town

Just hours after I agreed to sponsor Bishops Lydeard chap and Taunton Town player Graham Mercieca, he scores in TTFC’s 3-0 win over Didcot! Nice one, guys.

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Somerset Conservatives Fail in Fair Funding Bid for Somerset. Again.

Snuck out, just before Christmas, was the news that Somerset County Council is to receive £1m LESS than the already massively slashed level of Government funding that had been anticipated. Ever since being elected I have called repeatedly on the … Continue reading

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