Tag Archives: Graham Burgess

So Phil, You Still Have a BIG Reputation to Defend? jOGon.com

25th November 2016 On 1st July 2013, the date of the above media statement, Wirral Council leader Phil Davies and then Chief Executive Graham Burgess knew it would have been dishonest to claim that only one business had gone under from the now declared total … Continue reading

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UPDATED – “Bold, unsubstantiated … defamatory … harassment” but now proven beyond doubt – James Griffiths was right

but 22nd November 2016 Three years and seven months ago Surjit Tour, the “Monitoring” Officer at Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council threatened a libel action against James Griffiths, a whistleblower working for Council contractor Enterprise Solutions, for claiming that Wirral Council’s … Continue reading

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The Gravy Train – An Old Favourite

The Gravy Train Here’s a rather dated item from 2002 – from a time when deeply corrupt activity had had plenty of time and opportunity to feed its corrosive desires and become well-embedded at our local council. It’s an insight from a politically … Continue reading

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As a Council Leader, would YOU get up and walk out of a Landmark Meeting, never to return?

On Friday 15th November 2013, there was a landmark meeting at Wallasey Town Hall between the Wirral Council “Improvement” Board, CEO Graham “Mistakes” Burgess, Council leader Phil Davies and the public (about 50 of us). It was supposed to be an … Continue reading

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UPDATED ~ Lies, Damned Lies and Machinations…

A recent article in the Wirral News (a paper with no hint of Wirral Council scandal between its obedient pages since, er…  February) …tells us that the “What Really Matters” survey is going really well.  Councillor Musprattt reports on progress: “I think the … Continue reading

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UPDATE ~ #FoI ~ When is an undertaking, er… not necessarily an undertaking…?

When it’s been handed to Wirral Council? Here’s an email I sent to Graham “Mistakes” Burgess, Wirral’s Chief Executive on 25th September 2013… From: Paul C Sent: 25 September 2013 21:57 To: ‘Burgess, Graham’ Subject: Freedom of Information undertaking. A public … Continue reading

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All Wirral “independent” investigations are now rendered invalid…

The final outcome of this long running saga: After wriggling on the hook for many long months, the council was finally forced to admit that it has no external investigations policy or procedure.   All external investigations previously flagged as … Continue reading

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UPDATED – Former suspended officers David Green and David Taylor Smith are ££Paid off

26th February 2014 More information here, including dates of departure for pastures new. 14th June 2013 Former Director of Wirral Highways, David Green, the senior officer who…. brought bogus “bullying” charges against me in 2003, but with no comeback; forced … 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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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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