Tag Archives: COLAS

Dispatches ~ Wirral Council’s alleged Contract Impropriety and Subsequent Whitewash

17th June 2013 Wirral Council appears in Channel Four Dispatches programme about “How Councils Waste Our Money”.  Link to Wirral section here: What wasn’t mentioned here is that two of the suspended officers, David Green and David Taylor Smith, have … Continue reading

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Wirral Council’s external ‘independent’ investigator Richard Penn. Whose side is he on?

Make up your own mind here. The links below are by no means exhaustive and represent a quick selection taken from the net in a short time. Much more compelling stuff on Richard Penn’s increasingly questionable contribution is here ↓ … Continue reading

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Yet another ‘Action Plan’ – dealing with the fallout from the HESPE fiasco… or not…?

On 18th October 2012, Wirral Council issued an ‘Action Plan‘ – which sounds good… on the face of it; a determination to roll up their sleeves, get stuck in, bang a few heads together, stand for no nonsense and consign … Continue reading

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Wirral #FoI news. Complainant ‘accidentally’ identified on Wirral Council Website

11th July 2012 The following FoI request was placed today, after the identity of a Highways Department complainant was ‘accidentally’ made available to the whole world via the Wirral Council Website. This was in relation to the HESPE contract, awarded to COLAS in … Continue reading

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David Green – the Director’s not for returning…?

UPDATE   24th April 2013 Increasingly, it’s looking like David Green, former Director of Technical Services, will not be returning to Wirral Council after all…. BREAKING NEWS – 14th January 2013 Liverpool Echo The figures are in for the costs of … Continue reading

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