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All documents on relocation meetings to be revealed..suggesting a further new twist in EDDC’s plans.

In response to a request by Cllr Cathy Gardner (East Devon Alliance), Ward Member for Sidmouth Town, the relocation documents held back for so long, are now to be made public. In an e-mail dated 24th February 2017, EDDC’s Strategic Lead Officer (Governance and Licensing), Henry Gordon Lennox, has assured her that “the minutes of the relocation meetings (officer and executive group) plus any related reports will be available to view within the Members folders within a week or so.”

This conversion to transparency naturally gives rise to speculation about the options that the District Council Leadership are now contemplating.

Some relevant thoughts are noted here:


Knowle relocation saga…keeping an eye on process, and true costs

Freedom Of Information (FOI)requests, the work of vigilant EDDC councillors, thorough research, and publicity, are crucial elements in holding the Relocation Team to account. They continue apace, as long as questions remain unanswered.

Update here includes latest FOI requests: