Monday, 23 May 2011

Inquiry into Andrea Hill continues

SUFFOLK: A significant week for the county starts today as the law firm which is carrying out an inquiry involving chief executive Andrea Hill starts to sift through the contents of interviews of staff.

Multi-national law firm Wragge and Co, which is based in London and works with many local authorities across the country, was called in by the county council after it received “Anonymous whistle-blowing complaints.”

Staff from the law company have been carrying out interviews in Suffolk, but the last of these was scheduled for last Friday. It is now due to compile a preliminary report for the county council.

My comment: At least it's not the usual council run 'internal cover up' type of  investigation. However, we will have to wait and see what they do with the report, publish or bury. In addition if Suffolk County Council didn't promise those who signed compromise agreements immunity why should any ex staff assist them with their enquiries? If they did break their compromise agreement and assist the inquiry the last thing they need is Suffolk County Council taking action against them for breaking their agreements to keep quiet.

Read the full story from the source Evening Star

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