Tag Archives: DLA Piper

Wirral’s Hard Right Labour getting a taste of democracy as The Matron resigns from the party

Now is the time for all good men to come to the aid of the party… Or maybe not?  Maybe now is the time for all hard right enablers of disability discrimination – who’ve outstayed their welcome – to bail … Continue reading

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Wirral Council Wins at Tribunal. Vulnerable People Lose.

9th June 2014 Below is a report from Local Government Lawyer, explaining a recent First Tier Information Tribunal ruling in favour of Wirral Council: Local Government Lawyer report on ruling …from which the inconvenient phrase ‘disability discrimination’ has been omitted. And … Continue reading

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#FoI Act – Arguing against ‘Confidentiality’ and ‘Commercial Confidence’ exemptions

Wirral Council’s disability discrimination ~ found in 2010 by the Equality and Human Rights Commission First ICO Decision Notice Second ICO Decision Notice The following requests were sent to Wirral Council almost a year ago, but were never answered.  It has taken … Continue reading

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The Saga of DLA Piper – can the truth finally be allowed to emerge? Er, not yet…

Regular readers of the blog will be well aware of this one, and the depressing depths to which senior officers and councillors of Wirral Council have plummeted in order to draw a concealing veil across disability discrimination – as found by … Continue reading

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UPDATED – Analysis of 14 Freedom of Information requests to Wirral Council – verdict is not good…

I don’t profess to be an expert where Data & Information Governance are concerned.  I have a layman’s self-taught appreciation of FOIA and DPA.  Experts will find fault in the following analysis, but I hope I’ve covered the basics OK.  … Continue reading

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