Monthly Archives: February 2013

Wirral Council – “The Art of Darkness” – censorship, running out of control

“THE ART OF DARKNESS” This tragic waste of black marker pen was sent in response to the following FoI request to abusive Wirral Council.  Subject: “Helpline Regarding Illegal Delays in Social Care” http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/helpline_regarding_illegal_delay#incoming-319894 It was lodged back in MAY 2012 and it ground on … Continue reading

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Unpaid leave for staff. Graham Burgess has history

Here’s the lowdown on how Wirral Council’s “Four days unpaid leave for staff” brainwave will pan out: http://www.wirral.gov.uk/downloads/5549 And be reassured if you work for the council.  Graham “Mistakes” Burgess volunteered for these drastic measures at Blackburn with Darwen Council.  … Continue reading

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Report on Wirral Council’s illegal 4 week delay in care is published

The view out across the broad vista of Wirral Council’s impartiality UPDATE March 2013 I spoke to investigator Rob Vickers today re: the FoI request below, which was made a while back.  I’d left a message last week and he … Continue reading

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The Irregular Show….

“Dude, that’s our history you’re airbrushing” https://twitter.com/Wirral_In_It/status/305453207805652992 The above is a link to a tweet I posted on Twitter tonight.  It looks like somebody at Wirral Council may have been carrying out his / her masters orders to comb through … Continue reading

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Information Commissioner Christopher Graham has a very dim view of Wirral Council

I’ve just spotted this interesting contribution that was posted on the web recently – on 13th February 2013. It’s a link to the UK Freedom of Information blog, a regular posting on all things FoI from The Campaign for Freedom … Continue reading

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UPDATED – 345 English Councils’ compromise agreements – with gagging clauses – How did your council score?

*STOP PRESS* 3rd April 2016 BBC Radio 5 Live Investigates are covering compromise agreements today at 11AM.  Link to details here: Radio 5 Live Investigates – Settlement Agreements and Gagging Clauses   2nd April 2013 – The Daily Telegraph publishes … Continue reading

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Martin Morton appears on Radio Five Live – Stephen Nolan – 16th February 2013

16th February 2013 https://soundcloud.com/wirral-leaks/the-price-of-whistleblowing Tonight, Wirral Council whistleblower Martin Morton appeared on the Stephen Nolan programme on Radio Five Live.  He gave a compelling and at times disturbing account of the atrocious treatment he’d received both before and after going … Continue reading

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