Daily Archive: Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Conservative “Whitewash” At County Hall On Hanningfield Expenses

Essex County Council yesterday rejected a call for a full inquiry to establish how ex-leader Lord Hanningfield was able to spend £287,000 over five years without any checking.  The opposition Liberal Democrat Group tabled a motion which was voted down by the Conservative majority.  In a further astounding twist, the sole Labour councillor voted with the Conservatives. Speaking after the…
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