Who has more power? A council chief exec, council leader or a local MP?

by Stephen Tall on January 28, 2009

One former Council chief executive is much in the news just now – Christine Laird, former managing director of Cheltenham Borough Council, is being sued for £1m by the authority, which claims she concealed her depressive illness. The BBC reports: (…)

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Top Lib Dem donor short-selling bank shares

by Stephen Tall on January 28, 2009

Late last week, there was a small flurry of media interest in hedge fund Lansdowne Partners: A hedge fund run by two Tory donors made a £12million killing in days by exploiting the collapse of Barclays shares, it was revealed (…)

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