Arm’s length was about jobs for boys
Dear Sir, — Not before time, but Cheshire East has now decided to bring some of its “arm’s length” companies back in house, with the Skills and Growth Company and Engine of the North being the first two. If ever there was an example of jobs for the boys (or girls), these two companies are prime examples.
Both companies were set up by the previous Conservative administration. Engine of the North paid salaries to five Cheshire East councillors while the Skills and Growth Company did the same to four, with two of the councillors being directors of both companies.
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