It’s advent calendar time. 24 doors mixing the fight against corruption with hope to save the geese of Sandwell. Door 19 of the story opens today.
This letter from Sandwell council’s main legal advisor confirms and admits that the council did not follow proper procedures concerning the recording of complaints, change of policy or seeking external advice. NONE OF THIS WAS ADMITTED AT THE SCRUTINY MEETING WHICH THE “SCUTINY” COMMITTEE HAD DECIDED TO TAKE NO ACTION. It suggests that officers misled councillors.