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Councillors to debate bullying allegations

Councillors will meet next week to consider calls for an independent investigation into bullying at Coventry City Council. It follows the release of a survey by a trades union which found that 85% of respondents felt they had been bullied at some point.

£300,000 rise in NDA’s and 12 allegations of bullying at CCC

As an opposition in Coventry Council we have always worked for transparency and Bi partisan working. 

Under the current leadership from Cllr George Duggins this has been almost impossible. 

The news today is very shocking and something we will be pushing for answers.

 

Could new homeowners face uncontrolled charges?

Conservative Councillors in Coventry are calling upon the Council to review maintenance contracts levied upon new build homeowners across the city. Councillor Peter Male (Woodlands Ward) and Councillor Marcus Lapsa (Westwood Ward) have submitted a motion to the forthcoming Full Council meeting.

Cllr Tim Mayer welcome £970 million boost to police funding

Cllr Tim Mayer has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that funding for the police system will increase by up to £970 million next year, the biggest increase since 2010.

Police funding in West Midlands could increase by up to 6.4% in 2019-20 as a result of these changes.

Calls to extend consultation on greenbelt development

A controversial planning application to develop greenbelt land in Eastern Green has been received by Coventry City Council. It follows the approval of the ‘Local Plan’ earlier this year which targeted several greenbelt sites around the city.