Was the recent decision to award litter enforcement contract to Kingdom by Wirral Council lawful?
Nearly six years ago the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 came into effect on the 10th September 2012 which changed the way both decisions made by the whole Cabinet and by individual Cabinet Members should be made.
Regulation 9 of the regulations (as the award of the litter enforcement contract was a key decision) required a document to be published on Wirral Council’s website 28 days in advance of a decision.
For the litter enforcement contract decision, Wirral Council published on its website this page (a screenshot is below).
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