Local Government Bill back in the Assembly: will MLAs support a new voting method and social media use in meetings?

It may be April Fools Day, but MLAs are back in the Assembly debating 34 amendments (broken into four groups) to the Local Government Bill which reaches its Final Consideration Stage today. (115 amendments were considered over two days in the last round). The Local Government Bill is the main business in today’s plenary session with a two hour block from 10.30am to 12.30pm and then starting back at 3.30pm and continuing until everything has been debated and voted on. … Read more