News: Former Rotherham Council boss arrested – reports

News broke on Merseyside yesterday that Ged Fitzgerald was reportedly one of four men arrested as part of an inquiry into financial irregularities at Lancashire County Council centred on the authority’s joint venture with British Telecom (BT).

Fitzgerald, currently the chief executive of Liverpool Council, held the same position at Rotherham Council between 2001 and 2003.

The Liverpool Echo reports that local police had confirmed that four men had been arrested, not over fraud, but conspiring to pervert the course of justice and intimidating witnesses.

A protracted investigation has been ongoing at Lancashire Police into the Lancashire Council’s former “One Connect Ltd” partnership with BT.

Read on… http://www.rothbiz.co.uk/2017/05/news-5571-former-rotherham-council-boss.html

Previously:

Caven asks a question and the answer appears

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Was he not the chief executive at Rotherham when they tied up with BT connect in Rotherham Council or was that deal done later after he left? .

Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald arrested

Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald arrested Mr Fitzgerald one of four men held as part of an inquiry into financial irregularities at Lancashire council Liverpool council chief executive Ged Fitzgerald has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to pervert … Continue reading

Our Ged seems to be in a spot of bother?

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News in Private Eye of Ged Fitzgerald, one time Rotherham town clerk to Mark Edgell the then RMBC Leader. Grateful to the supplier of the image, my scanner is not working at the moment, technology eh?

Before we forget – those who have gone

Rotten Boroughs is seldom so revealing:

Spotlight falls on Ged Fitzgerald

Rotherham abuse scandal: Calls to quiz former council chief exec The spotlight has fallen on Ged Fitzgerald, who was allegedly warned his employees were blocking vital probes into sex abuse of teens in the Yorkshire town A former chief executive … Continue reading

Ged Fitzgerald – Honest Answers?

Statement from Mayor Joe Anderson Following the invitation from the Chief Executive to meet with myself and the other Group leaders to give us the opportunity to raise any issues about his time as Chief Executive at Rotherham, a meeting … Continue reading

News and Shorts 22 Oct 2014

Liverpool chief executive Ged Fitzgerald’s Rotherham child sex abuse scandal questioning to be boycotted by opposition leaders: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-chief-executive-ged-fitzgeralds-7976534 The Guardian on reactions amongst Taxi firm in Rochdale: http://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2014/oct/21/rochdale-taxi-firm-white-drivers-on-request

Ged Knew. But What Did Ged Do?

Ged Knew.  But What Did Ged Do? Ged Fitzgerald allegedly warned child sex abuse inquiry was ‘being obstructed by his officials’ while in charge at Rotherham Liverpool Echo: http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/liverpool-council-chief-ged-fitzgerald-7955864 Liverpool social workers call for Ged Fitzgerald to resign or be … Continue reading

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3 Responses to News: Former Rotherham Council boss arrested – reports

  1. pleasant says:

    Have the police eventually cottoned-on to possible links between power-players, fraud, corruption, child abuse and, allegedly, Common Purpose ? The habitual CP denyers have nowhere to hide.

  2. Xinsider says:

    (Almost) Instant Karma !! ( copyright – John Lennon).

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