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West Norfolk villager 'perplexed' after being twice-rejected from role on parish council




A man who has been twice-rejected from joining a parish council has spoken of his bemusement at the situation.

Philip Wagstaff said when he applied for a councillor role at Methwold Parish Council in July, there were about six vacancies, but when it came to the council’s co-option meeting last week, only he and one other man had applied.

“We were both invited to give a little speech. We effectively said the same thing, that we both live in the area and have got involved with local issues,” Mr Wagstaff said.


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