Democracy4Stoke can exclusively reveal that more than 10 councillors, most of them very experienced and holding senior positions, have now been referred to Standards for failing in their legal duty to declare their interests.
This is particularly important in Stoke-on-Trent with the recent history of procurement problems and whilst a police investigation still goes on in which a number of staff were arrested and suspended from their duties within the council.
My comment: Well done Democracy 4 Stoke for highlighting the issue.
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