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LOOKING OUT FOR THE PUBLIC PURSE

on Tue, 04/03/2012 - 22:57

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-edinburgh-east-fife-17560782

Edinburgh Council are to pursue the Portobello Park Action Group (PPAG) for their costs in fighting a case over the conflict between the PPAG desire to protect parkland and the Council's desire to build a new school on some of that land.

In the story and press release:

A week of farce ends with lawyers banning councillors from voting

Dated: 17-09-2010

IT’S OBVIOUS THE COUNCIL’S LAWYER IS RUNNING EVERYTHING NOW—NOT THE COUNCILLORS.

 

 

PRESS RELEASE –

 

  • The Council solicitor is having more and more influence on the battle by residents to have their case heard fairly.

 

  • At a vital TIE meeting on Tuesday the solicitor has decided not to allow democracy to be done or seen to be done.