Syed Kamal Tory MEP gives hope

After the rather poor replies from the Local Tory’s, who I’m sure were not in the least bit afflicted with conflicts of interest or being worried about ruffling local feathers in way that might affect their political carriers, a direct and excellent response from Tory MEP Syed Kamal. Which is all the more welcome after MEP Marina “Couldn’t possibly comment”. Mind for the party as a whole 1 out of 4 isn’t doing that great. Still here’s the gem of a reply. “Dear A. Voter,Thank you for your email and for bringing this story to my attention. I believe that … Continue reading

Gerard Batten MEP speaks

Another reply to my letter this time from UKIP MEP Gerard Batten, who it seems doesn’t consider this to be a non-European matter and so did reply and gives every sign of having read the Mail article I linked to. Sadly as far as I’m concerned they’ve ducked the question of if council should ever seek to prevent the electorate from writing about them and have got hung up on the language thing – I’ve followed up, here’s their reply: “Dear A Voter, I was not aware of this case in particular, but it is interesting and thank you for … Continue reading

Marina Yannakoudakis MEP speaks

Following up from my last post the first non-automated replies are in. I am at once both impressed and unsurprised I have a reply from an MEP, London Conservative MEP Marina Yannakoudakis to be precise. On the question of if they “think it is ever appropriate that a local Council seek to prevent one of their constituents from writing about them in any form?” They’ve told me: “Dear A Voter, Thank you for your e-mail. The issue you raise is outside the jurisdiction of the European Union, specifically that of the European Parliament. If you have not done so already, … Continue reading