Tag Archives: Jim Wilkie

New Wirral Council website helps corporate abuser

1st June 2016 There are three things to explain here straight away. 1. What is the ‘new Wirral Council website’? Teenwirr@l is basically a toe dipped into the always difficult to fathom waters of local ‘yoof’ – but Wirral’s bureaucrats, who reside … Continue reading

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15 months on, an answer is in for my FoI request about former CEO Jim Wilkie

Like previous favoured ex-employees, former Chief executive Jim Wilkie is having his personal information AND privacy jealously guarded by his former employer, Wirral Council.  In fact they’ve gone way beyond the extra mile once again. Remember when it took over a YEAR to … Continue reading

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UPDATED: New figures for Wirral Council’s compromise agreements and gagging clauses

24th November 2013 Update on this story here.  Wirral Council have been concealing the truth once again… 7th August 2013 PLEASE NOTE: I’ll put a tenner down here and now that Wirral Council’s definition of a gagging clause differs to mine. … Continue reading

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How much of the £1 million plus pay-off money did Wirral’s Council leader sanction?

4th August 2013 On 21st June 2013, I noticed that Wirral’s Council leader Phil Davies had started his own blog. The title of his very first post seemed quite promising: “Bringing Council Services Closer to You”.  I noticed that despite … Continue reading

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The Irregular Show….

“Dude, that’s our history you’re airbrushing” https://twitter.com/Wirral_In_It/status/305453207805652992 The above is a link to a tweet I posted on Twitter tonight.  It looks like somebody at Wirral Council may have been carrying out his / her masters orders to comb through … Continue reading

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#FoI Request ~ Departure of Chief Internal Auditor David Garry from Wirral Council

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” REQUEST →   18th October 2012 http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/departure_of_chief_internal_audi See also this related blog post Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, On 17th October 2012, it finally became public knowledge that disgraced Chief Internal Auditor David Garry – … Continue reading

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#FoI request ~ Unscrutinised Machinations; Suspended Director of Law Departs Wirral Council

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” REQUEST → 17th October 2012 http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/unscrutinised_machinations_permi/new See also this related blog post Dear Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council, On 17th October 2012, it became public knowledge that suspended Director of Law, Bill Norman had received permission, … Continue reading

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#FoI Request ~ Secret agreement allowing suspended Ian Coleman to leave Wirral Council

5th October 2012 The FoI request:  http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/secret_agreement_allowing_suspen More on Coleman here, from the Local Government Chronicle, including some far-fetched guff about how it would cost the public over a million “if we don’t act decisively in their interest.” It’s not … Continue reading

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#FoI Request ~ to Wirral Council. Departure of CEO Jim Wilkie

7th June 2012 This was the date of departure of Chief Executive Jim Wilkie from Wirral Council. It occurred a few hours before the release on the 8th June of the long awaited damning District Auditor’s report into the multi-million … Continue reading

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UPDATED ~ Compromise Agreements ~ Wirral Council’s reckless approach ~ also, how the District Auditor is sitting on his hands

THIS IS AN ALLEGEDLY “VEXATIOUS” FOI REQUEST → https://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/with_compromise_agreements_not_b#comment-44139 Compromise Agreements ~ 19th September 2012 Today, within a much larger list of items, a detailed Internal Auditor’s report was presented to a meeting of councillors at Wirral Council (The Audit … Continue reading

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