Now it begins
01/09/07 and the campaign for an elected Mayor has kicked off successfully with a baloon release
Here Fast forward to 05:00 minutes and watch.
those who are against had no one available to speak, it is my understanding that Cllr Nick Wallis is to be the spokesman for the 'NOs', now that he returned from camping holiday in Tory Territory (hattip to Cllr Cartwright for that).
I have to be honest here I am not sure how much the New Labour party machine will be behind Darlingtons Labour group as Elected Mayors are after all an important part of New Labour Policy and it is this Darlington Labour group that is going against its parties own policy.
Perhaps the clunking fist of Gordon Brown does not reach this far.