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Bonkers Blog June 2015

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30 June (Part 3) - Barriers to Boundaries

A postscript to yesterday’s report about the Working Group set up to deal with the Boundaries Commission issues is that a Freedom of Information request for minutes of meetings and similar documents has been rejected by Bexley council on the grounds that it would be “prejudicial to the effective conduct of public affairs”. My underlining of what looks to be more than a little ironic to me.

Disclosure would also “inhibit the free and frank provision of advice”. Like “for God’s sake don’t let them impose single councillor wards” perhaps?


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