"What does it take to create a council cabal? Leader + CEO + others that will play by THEIR rules + a large proportion of weak councillors."
"Examples of Councils controlled by cabal? Now or in recent past, Wirral, Suffolk, South Tyneside, Carmarthenshire, Barnet, your suggestions."
AliceBlundrland Alice in Blunderland @publicwatcher You can add Rhondda Cynon Taf to the list and I expect Caebrwyn will have something to say on the subject as well.
TimMinogue Tim Minogue @publicwatcher Sunderland, Kent, H&F, Cotswold, Pembrokeshire ... cabinet system makes it almost inevitable.
NCCLols Andy @publicwatcher I would suggest Nottingham is in that group.
InsideCroydon Inside Croydon @publicwatcher: Examples of Councils controlled by cabal? @TimMinogue Try #Croydon
cwaccwatcher CWaC Council Watcher @publicwatcher "Examples of Councils controlled by a cabal?" I think Cheshire West and Chester Council should be included.
caebrwyn Jacqui Thompson @publicwatcher #carmarthenshire council is moving beyond 'cabal' and entering the 'junta' stage...
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