‘No agreement’ reached on Borough Solicitor exit say ‘cover-up’ council

It is trite to report that 2022/23 has been another calamitous municipal year for the Metropolitan Borough Council in Oldham. The low points being, very arguably, the clumsy ill-judged post-report handling of an Assurance Review into historic child sexual exploitation in ‘Odious Oldham’ as one television channel dubbed the town ¬†and the failure, yet again,Continue reading “‘No agreement’ reached on Borough Solicitor exit say ‘cover-up’ council”

Another one bites the dust

In recent history, it is difficult to comprehend that any one person can have made as many unsuccessful complaints, to a wide variety of public bodies and statutory regulators, as Tameside’s notorious failed charity and free schools operator, Raja Miah. These include numerous complaints by Miah, or in concert with his cohort, to Oldham MetropolitanContinue reading “Another one bites the dust”

Council reveal their detachment from controversial information rights tribunal

A recent information access request to Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council has produced another surprising revelation from a public authority that appears not to take the relevant statutory framework, and matters flowing from it, at all seriously enough. Indeed they were exposed within the past three months as deceiving a local politician in order to frustrateContinue reading “Council reveal their detachment from controversial information rights tribunal”