Council ‘Scrutiny has come of age’ or has it?

Paul Wheeler is the founder of the Political Skills Forum and a journalist for the Municipal Journal amongst other publications. The Political Skills Forum gave expert advice on good governance. In an article he wrote for the Municipal Journal the headline states that ‘Scrutiny has come of age’ and cites Cllr Alan Hall’s work on Lewisham …

New Bermondsey or Surrey Canal Report by Lord Dyson published – No legal assistance for scrutiny chair

The full report by the retired judge, Lord Dyson  into matters concerning the New Bermondsey or Surrey Canal regeneration scheme including the land around Millwall FC ground The Den and Lewisham Council is here: new-bermondsey-inquiry-final-report-november-2017 Lord Dyson A correction to the report was issued on 1st December 2017: At paragraph 79 of the Report, Mr Andrew …