Roger Stone to appear before CLG Committee

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Former Rotherham Council leader to appear before CLG Committee The Committee will be holding a sixth evidence session for its inquiry into child sexual exploitation in Rotherham on Tuesday 10 March at 4.15pm with evidence from Roger Stone, former Leader … Continue reading

Pull up a chair for the Louise Casey Session – Watch it when you want

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Communities and Local Government Date: Monday 23rd Feb, 2015 Subject: Jay Report into Child Sexual Abuse in Rotherham Witness(es): Louise Casey CB, Director General, Troubled Families, Department for Communities and Local Government; Miriam Rosen, former Executive Director and Acting Chief … Continue reading

Communities and Local Government – Louise Casey Session

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A date for your diary, this should be a compelling session from Louise Casey. Communities and Local Government Date: Monday 23rd Feb, 2015 Subject: Jay Report into Child Sexual Abuse in Rotherham Witness(es): Louise Casey CB, Director General, Troubled Families, … Continue reading

Pickles on bloggers from ConservativeHome

“New technology – particularly social media – means new opportunities to scrutinise councils; while the growing interest in citizen journalism and blogging means more people wanting to hold their council to account. It’s important that we keep pace with these new developments. So it’s disappointing that some council officers seem stuck in the analogue age: with some banning videoing, tweeting or live blogging.”

Eric Pickles, Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government. From ConservativeHome.

Open council meetings to bloggers, urges Eric Pickles