Council chief’s treatment was ‘appalling and inhuman’

By Martin Ford | 06 May 2021

The leader of York City Council has survived a no confidence vote following criticism over the departure of its former chief executive.

York met to respond to a public interest report by its external auditor that ‘arguably unlawful’ exit payments were made to former chief executive Mary Weastell to avoid an employment tribunal alleging bullying and victimisation.

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