The Chairman and Leader have just announced their intention to increase probity in planning with a follow up meeting shortly to flesh out the details of a “cleaning of the slate” based on the Nolan principles. They were obviously deeply unhappy with the reputation of EDDC planning in the past few years.
They wished to ensure the error of judgement in not pursuing the infamous Graham Brown affair is never repeated; that there are no more undisclosed interests, that the public can see that “undue” influences do not play a part in planning decisions.
The watchwords appeared to be clarity and commitment.
These are very much Owl’s first thoughts whilst the debate on GESP is live