I am so so pleased to see the news today that the Cabinet agreed proposals to stream the council meetings online as a trial for a year.
Now I know that Graham Longley, Julian Ware Lane and Lesley Salter all disagree with this but I think the time to go ahead with this is now and indeed I bought it up in march and in May and at other points.
It is also something that the residents of Victoria Ward also agree is the right thing to do.
We have a chance to get it cheaper as part of the sound system rewiring. This is a chance for the politics of Southend to become more transparent.