Councils should not 'overly collude' with 'flagellation' on governance

By Ann McGauran | 09 March 2021

Councils should not ‘overly collude’ with the ‘flagellation that sometimes comes from the centre’ on their state of governance, according to a London borough chief executive.

The comments from chief executive of Sutton LBC, Helen Bailey, came at the launch of a toolkit for local authorities on governance, which has been published jointly by think-tank Localis and the Centre for Governance and Scrutiny.

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