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Why won't you help me?

By North Devon Journal  |  Posted: December 13, 2012

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SEVEN North Devon Councillors have failed to respond to an e-mail from one of their concerned constituents asking for their help – despite the fact four of them claim an allowance designed to help them do so.

In a digital age, where instant communication is the norm, the seven councillors failed to send a brief reply to a simple e-mail despite having five weeks, and a reminder, to do so.

And that has prompted the Taxpayers' Alliance to call for councillors who ignore their constituents to be booted out of government come local election time.

Read the full story and the councillors' responses on pages four and five.

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