Bury Council meeting cancelled because of general election

THE upcoming general election has led to the local authority cancelling its meeting of full council next week. The meeting which all councillors attend was due to take place on November 27 – two weeks before the vote.
It falls during the pre-election "purdah" period in which authorities are restricted from using public resources in a way that could be deemed political.
This comes after a full council meeting took place in April three weeks before the local elections.
The borough solicitor advised that motions from all parties should be withdrawn, to prevent council resources being... read more

 
21 November 2019 in Regional North West , Views: 63
Source: Bury Times
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