New provisions abused by Tories
Dear Sir, — The Labour-led administration of Cheshire East Council has moved to make Cheshire East Council more open and transparent by allowing councillors to speak on all items at council meetings, and giving committee chairs to the Opposition, so that they can properly challenge and scrutinise the work of the Labour-led administration.
Sadly, the Conservatives have abused the new provisions.
In the past, speaking on reports from committees has been severely restricted.
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