Not much scrutiny or transparency 

Dear Sir, — A few weeks ago there was a special Cheshire East Council meeting at the request of the Independent councillors to discuss returning to the committee system. This would give the Opposition councillors more input in the way the council is run.
This was instead of the present system of the eight Conservative Cabinet members making every decision on how Cheshire East is run. The minutes are then approved at the next council meeting, which has a large Conservative majority.

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