What is Wirral Council trying to cover up now?
This is a story of another Wirral Council cover up that seems to be in slow motion falling apart.
It started first last month with this FOI request of mine last month for a report that was considered by councillors on Wirral Council’s Employment and Appointments Committee in private on Tuesday evening. That request was first turned down (by the Council that likes to say no) on the grounds of commercial interests (section 43), then when I requested an internal review the section 43 decision was overturned and replaced with a section 22 refusal (information intended for future publication) on the rationale that Wirral Council will publish the information on its website at some future unspecified date and supplying the 18 A4 pages I asked for would be according to them a “drain on public resources”.
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