The margin was seven votes to one (can you guess who?), to go alongside prior epic Barlett failures. The man was his usual barking self during the meeting, at one point being made to apologise for a disgustingly spiteful wish for other members of the council (you know, normal psycho unhinged anti-smoker stuff).
However, once he popped his bug eyes back in his head and stopped frothing at the mouth, the ever-diligent AboutMyArea/MK11 managed to coax a comment or two out of him. Do go have a read as, incredibly, despite unconditional, disastrous, humiliating defeat, he feels he has made some kind of progress!
"It is noticeable that only one member of the public came to the meeting on 17th January to object and this may reflect a general change of mood in public opinion ..."Really? If so, it's extremely difficult to spot at the Stony Stratford Facebook page judging by this selection of comments.
"bartlett you are out of touch ,use your time more wisely go and tidy tour garden up it,s a tip , and get a real job"Those who went to the town in July last year can attest to Stony Stratford's charm, but it would appear that its residents are genial and astute people too.
"My god daughter is better behaved than him and she's 3!!!"
"Is he still a bit mad??"
"He is a terrible person to represent [Stony Stratford] :("
"The pathetic smug arrogance of the man. Unbearable."
Congratulations to Stony Stratford Town Council for reflecting the public mood so accurately.