Where we are and where we will be

Where we are and where we will be
The idea of Edinburgh is a combination of place, soul and symbolic leadership of a nation

Tuesday, 10 June 2008

Seize the day......

I walked into the office today and was immediately asked "any regrets?"!

The answer was a resounding no. I am sorry that the group has to go through an election but well handled, (and it will be), it can and will be turned into an opportunity for saying where next for the group.

I expect that there will be a contest. That will be good for the Labour group and for the Party. Who makes up the contestants, well that is for others to say, but a contest is what we need.

We have come out of the first year of opposition having made some serious inroads into the coalition which has even less direction or ability to make decisions that it did when it started, if that were possible, but we need to do much more than expose their incompetence, easy as that is.

We need to continue with the journey back to our roots and also continue to lay out a vision for the city as that is something that is clearly outside the SNP/Libdems administrations skill set.

There is no such thing as a "good time" for theses things to happen. There is simply an opportunity to be grasped or otherwise. I have grasped mine. I am confident that the Group will grasp theirs and the City will be better for it.

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Surgery Times

1st Wed @ Piershill Library, 30 Piershill Terrace.
2nd Wed @ Craigentinny Community Centre, Loaning Rd.
3rd Wed @ Duddingston Primary School, Duddingston Rd.

All 7:15pm -7:45pm

and the last Sat. Lochend YWCA, 198 Restalrig Road South
12noon -1pm

(no appointment needed, all during school terms)
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