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Wirral Council Fails to Withhold Crucial Discretionary Housing Payments Report

Victory is sweet We can now report that the Information Commissioner has – after a long delay – found in our favour and Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council now have 30 days to put their house in order and provide the … Continue reading

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Angela Eagle’s 17 whistleblowers – The Eagle 17 – Are they REAL?

7th August 2016 Angela Eagle, failed Labour leadership candidate, has referred publicly in the press to a group of 17 unnamed people she describes as ‘whistleblowers’.  This group have made allegations and are presumably at some point going to expand their case further … Continue reading

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How Wirral Council disposed of me in 2003

Some history Back around April 2003, David Green, former Director of the Technical Services Department (Highways) suspended me, when I was an Assistant Engineer, working for Highways.  I’d been employed within the Street Lighting section at the Council since 1996 and had found the … 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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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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Was Anna Klonowski’s investigation truly independent?

    ttp://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/consultant_anna_klonowski_declar   The above FoI request was placed in May 2012.  Two springs ago.  Wirral Council acknowledged receipt 7 months later in December 2012.  The winter before last.  So it’s the customary, not exactly timely response. It’s pretty … Continue reading

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Yet another ‘Action Plan’ – dealing with the fallout from the HESPE fiasco… or not…?

On 18th October 2012, Wirral Council issued an ‘Action Plan‘ – which sounds good… on the face of it; a determination to roll up their sleeves, get stuck in, bang a few heads together, stand for no nonsense and consign … Continue reading

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Wirral #FoI news. Complainant ‘accidentally’ identified on Wirral Council Website

11th July 2012 The following FoI request was placed today, after the identity of a Highways Department complainant was ‘accidentally’ made available to the whole world via the Wirral Council Website. This was in relation to the HESPE contract, awarded to COLAS in … Continue reading

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Whistleblower Martin Morton speaks to Community Care Magazine

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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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