Tag Archives: Graham Hodkinson

Scandal-torn Wirral Council, has no “External Investigations Policy”.

4th October 2013 Some unsettling news arrived today, tucked away in an email from the Information Commissioner’s Office.  This revelation concerns a Freedom of Information request placed 16 months ago, way back in May 2012.  Wirral Council and the ICO have corresponded on it recently… PROTECT … 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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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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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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