When residents are ejected from meetings, protesters number in the hundreds, television cameras come in, and police are called, we can say with assurance that Derry certainly has revised its budget procedure this year. And let no one mistake that there’s any praise in that statement.
Transparency is nothing but a word to the fearless foursome as they crafted their budget. Where is the information on which the personnel cuts were based? How old is the ambulance that won’t be replaced? None of your business is not the appropriate response, nor is saying it’s the wrong time to ask. As most of the cuts hadn’t come up before, when was the right time?