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Wirral Council: Graham Burgess is given a permanent contract – after a curious change of heart

Mr Burgess is paid at the top of the Chief Executive salary range of £121,807 – £135, 341 per annum. http://democracy.wirral.gov.uk/documents/s50009256/Chief%20Executive%20fv2.pdf ….so goes the blurb from Chris Hyams, Head of HR, who is subservient to the man at the top.  Er… not sure an … Continue reading

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Fine words – but with Wirral Council, they’re always a hostage to fortune

Here’s a link to a fine Wirral Council document.  ‘Fine’ because its stuffed with nice sounding, positive words – strong, decisive ones.  Only later – much later – to be revealed as shitty, deceitful and hollow.  The abusive council which promised … 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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MORE NEWS: Cheques, lies and video tape. Wirral Council’s ongoing cover up…

10th November 2012 This first Freedom of Information request, placed with Wirral Council’s Information Governance section is looking for costs and further information around the reputed ordering and supply of a turquoise and green range of plush office furniture, reputedly … Continue reading

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UPDATE – Wirral Council releases 26 x NAMED Senior Officers’ declared Interests

18th October 2012 I made the following FoI request on 20th June 2011, approximately two years ago.  It went through the usual, tortuous procedure that’s become standard practice when dealing with the information governance team ensconced at Wirral Council.  They … 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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Is this ‘death by bureaucracy’? Exposing Disability Discrimination at Wirral Council

Two years ago, back in 2010, I approached my MP, Angela Eagle, with concerns that there had been systematic disability discrimination at Wirral Council.  She contacted the Equality and Human Rights Commission in order to pass on these concerns.  In … Continue reading

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Tribunal decision – ‘Personal Privacy’ trumps the wellbeing of Wirral’s learning disabled citizens

UPDATE 1st June 2013 A judge and two tribunal members unanimously decided that the data privacy of 2 senior abusers trumped the welfare and wellbeing of any number of disabled persons in the future. Shame on them. 18th October 2013 Here’s the … Continue reading

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