Tag Archives: Director of Law

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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15th January update. T h r e e times in a month… Will Wirral Council ban the public from filming meetings?

UPDATE – 16th April 2013 Eric Pickles weighs in: http://www.holdthefrontpage.co.uk/2013/news/pickles-slams-councils-for-obstructing-journalists/ 21st November 2012 A very disturbing development arose last night at a Pensions Committee meeting. Wirral Council is currently entrusted with administering the Merseyside Pension Fund (black hole of over … Continue reading

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#FoI Request ~ Departure of Chief Internal Auditor David Garry from Wirral Council

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” REQUEST →   18th October 2012 http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/departure_of_chief_internal_audi See also this related blog post Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, On 17th October 2012, it finally became public knowledge that disgraced Chief Internal Auditor David Garry – … Continue reading

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#FoI request ~ Unscrutinised Machinations; Suspended Director of Law Departs Wirral Council

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” REQUEST → 17th October 2012 http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/unscrutinised_machinations_permi/new See also this related blog post Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, On 17th October 2012, it became public knowledge that suspended Director of Law, Bill Norman had received permission, … Continue reading

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UPDATED ~ Compromise Agreements ~ Wirral Council’s reckless approach ~ also, how the District Auditor is sitting on his hands

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” FOI REQUEST → https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/with_compromise_agreements_not_b#comment-44139 Compromise Agreements ~ 19th September 2012 Today, within a much larger list of items, a detailed Internal Auditor’s report was presented to a meeting of councillors at Wirral Council (The Audit … Continue reading

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Wirral Council to be monitored AGAIN for poor performance by Information Commissioner

‘TIMELINESS’ 21st December 2012 As Christmas approaches, it was announced today that Wirral Council are one of only 4 public bodies to face a three month period of ICO monitoring, commencing in January 2013.  They are the only English Council … Continue reading

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Anna Klonowski leaves her commission at Wirral Council – and Michael Frater’s departure

I received an email this morning from Local Government Consultant and external investigator Anna Klonowski, in response to an email I sent last night regarding years of disability discrimination at Wirral Council – as discovered by Mike Smith of the … Continue reading

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