Tag Archives: Jane Corrin

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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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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CONFIRMED – 62 Wirral Councillors now registered with the ICO – but YOU are paying…

Back in early October, following the publishing of my email address without permission on a group of Wirral Councillors’ website, I decided to make enquiries and find out how many of our then 66 councillors were registered as ‘data controllers’ … 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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