Chief and leader at odds over government intervention request

By Dan Peters | 20 September 2021

Tensions between Thanet DC’s chief executive and leader have erupted into the open after the latter asked the Government to intervene in the council.

Council leader Ash Ashbee is understood to have informed chief executive Madeline Homer, all councillors and Thanet’s two MPs late last week that she had asked new secretary of state Michael Gove to intervene to sort out governance issues at the council.

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