Saturday, 16 April 2011

‘Gagged’ ex-employee of CWaC Council mounts legal challenge

A FORMER council employee is taking legal action against Cheshire West and Chester Council over a ‘gagging clause’ he signed on leaving the authority.

Paul Cardin, a former lighting design engineer, had previously raised allegations about a senior council manager sparking an external investigation.

My comment: Why have so many councils attempted to silence potential whistle blowers? Wirral Council, Brent Council, Suffolk County Council and Cheshire West and Chester Council to name but a few. Just what have they got to hide?

Read the full story from the source Chester Chronicle

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