Lancashire County Council investigation: four arrests

FOUR men have been arrested in connection with the long-running One Connect police inquiry into Lancashire County Council contracts.

They are believed to include the authority’s leader designate Geoff Driver, who cancelled all his official appointments this morning.

The other three are understood to be former County Hall chief executive Phil Halsall, David McElhinney, who was chief executive of the now defunct One Connect and its sister organisation Liverpool Connect, and Ged Fitzgerald, the current Liverpool City Council chief executive and former Lancashire County Council chief executive.

Read on… http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/15302116.Lancashire_County_Council_investigation__four_arrests/

Men bailed over One Connect probe

FOUR men arrested in connection with the One Connect police inquiry into Lancashire County Council contracts have been bailed until Monday, June 19.

They are believed to be the authority’s leader designate Geoff Driver, its ex-chief executive Phil Halsall, David McElhinney, who was chief executive of the now defunct One Connect, and Ged Fitzgerald, current Liverpool City Council and former LCC chief executive.

County Cllr Driver is due to be installed as leader of the authority tomorrow.

Read on… http://www.lancashiretelegraph.co.uk/news/15304100.Men_bailed_over_One_Connect_probe/

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