Town hall could get powers to suspend misbehaving Wigan councillors



Proposals to hand town halls power to suspend misbehaving councillors would be "particularly useful" for Wigan, a committee has heard.
A review of ethical standards across local government last month recommended councils need more robust measures to address serious or repeated misconduct.
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Elected members could therefore be suspended without allowances for up to six months, if the plans are adopted.
Local authority bosses in Wigan have consistently highlighted in recent years the lack of options available to deal with repeated... read more

 
15 March 2019 in Regional North West , Views: 27
Source: Wigan Today
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