Red cards to expel unruly shire councillors


By Michael Sinclair-Jones

TOODYAY will have fewer shire councillors under proposed new laws to be introduced into State Parliament early next year.

But they’ll have to behave to avoid being “red carded” and thrown out of the council chamber under the planned reforms.

And fear of party politics at the ballot box has them dead against State Government plans to introduce optional preferential voting at next October’s shire elections.

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