For more than 6 months, Labour's arrogant councillors and their
highways inspectors appear to be too lazy or too indifferent to repair the
uncovered traffic lights induction cables next to one of Slough's most busiest
The Slough Times can see it, despite it being invisible to all of Slough's 42 local councillors, all of Slough's council staff (although some live up to 100 miles away and are very unfamiliar with the neglect dump Slough has become.
The Slough Times has made two visits to council headquarters at 51 Bath Road, Salt Hill, Slough, seeking information about the frequency of road inspections by the council's Highways experts. Each occasion council staff produced excuses for being unable to provide the information. For example:-
If the council does not know when scheduled highways inspections for defects are due, are the inspections actually happening or are inspection records being falsified ?
We asked the council which Labour councillor is personally responsible for the Highways Department. Back came the council demand that the Slough Times should submit a Freedom of Information request in writing.
We looked on the council's web site and obtained this list of Labour's executive councillors:-
Some council staff say, privately, that the culprit is Swindlehurst, others say it is Carter. A few say it is Parmar. One thing is certain, many council staff do not have clue.
To unveil Labour's best kept secrets, the Slough Times submitted:-
We are now awaiting details from Slough Unitary Authority (the official name for Slough Borough Council).