I hear many anecdotes about what is happening across East Devon and I am sure that the article (link below) will resonate with many people.

http://sidmouthindependentnews.wordpress.com/2013/09/23/local-government-lawyers-unhappy-about-the-current-standards-regime/

When the new regime was imposed on councils last year I tried to get EDDC councillors to mount a protest to government about it, but my proposal was voted down by the conservative group.

Here’s the blog from that council meeting in June 2012 – https://www.claire-wright.org/index.php/post/east_devon_tories_vote_down_protest_over_new_standards/