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Key points for Monday 20th October

We would like to raise the following points at the Governance Commission meeting on Monday 20th October:- 1. DESIGN PRINCIPLES (Section 1):‘Engagement’ appears as an afterthought, a poor relation of Economy, Efficiency and Effectiveness. We suggest that ‘Empowerment’, ‘Transparency’, and ‘Accountability’ should be added, to achieve the right balance between ‘Best Value’ principles and ‘Democratic Process’ principles. The one-word principles …

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A more open Council – some suggestions

a personal view from Dave Wilson: As the City Council sets out its proposed Executive-based committee structure for the next 12 months, it’s time for those who want a different system to recognise that a reversion to a committee system alone cannot of itself prevent ‘strong leadership’ dominating and being autocratic – what is needed is to elect Councillors who …

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