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The most extensive and expensive police enquiry ever into council affairs

The letter we have received from the Lancashire Police Commissioner Cost of Liverpool Direct Limited and One Connect Lancashire Ltd enquiry reaching £2,000,000 The Police Commissioner for Lancashire Mr Clive Grunshaw has revealed that 22 staff are  still working on … Continue reading

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What’s going on with the Police investigations into Liverpool Direct and One Connect Lancashire?

For almost two years the functions of LDL have been subsumed into the oeprations of the Council It is now three years since the Police opened up a major investigation into the running of Liverpool Direct Ltd and One Connect … Continue reading

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The reasons I have asked for the Police and Information Commissioner to come in

This week I have taken the very unusual step of asking for two independent enquiries into activities of Liverpool City Council. The cases are related and refer to the tangled web of relationships which surround the Liverpool/Liverpool Direct Ltd/Lancashire/One Call … Continue reading

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Why we must open up the Liverpool Direct relationship with Lancashire

The news that the homes of David McElhinney, Phil Halsall and one other have been raided by Lancashire Police in connection with their enquiry into One Call Lancashire tells me that Liverpool Council needs to be far more open about … Continue reading

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Eric Pickles please investigate £500,000 salary deal

Rt Hon Eric Pickles MP, Secretary of State, DCLG, Eland House, Blessenden Place, London SW1 27th September 2013 Dear Eric, Re: Payment of staff member at rate of £500,000 per year plus perks It has come to my attention recently … Continue reading

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