Monthly Archives: August 2012

UPDATE: Wirral Councillor humiliates himself AGAIN. Trashes a critic… then breaches his data privacy

On 17th August I had a moment of weakness, and posted a comment to the following website: http://seacombelabour.org/ Normally I wouldn’t associate myself with two bit party political setups, but on this occasion, curiosity got the better of me.  I’d … Continue reading

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Opinion of Senior Counsel, Hugh Tomlinson QC, on Freedom of Information ban by Cheshire West and Chester Council –

Following Cheshire West & Chester Council’s hideously misconceived “ban” on my statutory FoI and personal Data Protection querying rights, the time has come to release the opinion of Senior Counsel Hugh Tomlinson QC, who has granted his permission. This “ban” … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Wirral Council releases 26 x NAMED Senior Officers’ declared Interests

18th October 2012 I made the following FoI request on 20th June 2011, approximately two years ago.  It went through the usual, tortuous procedure that’s become standard practice when dealing with the information governance team ensconced at Wirral Council.  They … Continue reading

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UPDATED – Concealing malpractice / enabling abuse with a Compromise Agreement / Gagging Clause

FoI and Local Authority Gagging Clauses In October 2009, a council employee, in dispute and soon to lose his job, opted to sign a compromise agreement.  The document and its terms were placed before him, as a ‘full and final … Continue reading

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