IN THE KINGSTON UPON HULL COUNTY COURT
The Combined Court Centre
5th June 2014
HIS HONOUR JUDGE JACK
NORTH EAST LINCOLNSHIRE COUNCIL
G & L
Local Authority – Ms Helen Chapman Counsel
Taking the biscuit: Council making huge budget cuts spent £133,000 on 7million tea bags and 429 packets of biscuits in three years
A council facing £26million in cuts has been accused of wasting money after it was revealed it spent £133,000 on tea and biscuits.
Islington Council in north London...
To make Councils accountable for unlawful activity, Lord Nolan proposed new legislation. He suggested that legislation would place on the statute books current common law offences against persons or property. It was hoped that any instigation of such proposals would deter offenders and make it much easier...
Definitions of maladministration and injustice
The majority of citizens who become victims of Council corruption often ponder the questions of what is maladministration, and to a lesser extent, what is injustice? The Local Government Ombudsman (LGO), will only investigate "maladministration causing...
Depositing Mud On The Road Is An Offence Under The Highways Act
CONSIDER the potential damage from wet mud on the road, says NFU Mutual, which this week revealed in the last three years, claims for deaths and serious injuries caused by mud amounted to £11.5 million.
The rural insurer has warned...