Did you hear the one about the politicians who didn’t want their photos taken? Local Government Bill (updated)

MLAs have been starting to debate the Local Government Bill and six groups of amendments – totalling 115 – at today’s plenary session of the Assembly. A lot of worrying about photographs being taken of councillors with their eyes closed and being misconstrued as being asleep. Is this the first time in history that councillors have not wanted their picture taken? Update – amendment failed. A lot of worrying about the cost of audio equipment and staff time to record …

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