CABINET meetings at Camden Town Hall often feel tick-boxy, rubber-stamping affairs. Despite the great lengths the public sometimes go to with their deputation, they are not always immediately aware that once an issue reaches this point, there is hardly ever any going back.
In fact, it’s hard to think of one real example where minds were changed during a meeting. The experience, all in all, often seems deflating for those less accustomed to how it all skips along.
It’s interesting to see the letter in the New Journal this week about how the punters on the public benches feel, watching all of this.
And the message seems to be, could you stop texting and tweeting for just a sec…