Party nominees to stand unopposed
COULD it be that some of our parish councillors are afraid of losing their seats due to being unpopular with decisions they have made regarding our village?
I am a little confused with the election of candidates for the parish council in Chalfont St Peter, due to be held today (Thursday).
I was under the impression that elections are an opportunity to voice your opinions on who you want to represent you.
I, therefore, do not understand how candidates can take automatic seats in the Gold Hill and Chalfont Common wards uncontested whilst in Central ward we have six people contesting the seat and in Austenwood, three people are