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Saturday, 14 January 2012

Poor Reporting in the Willesden Times

Welovelocalgogernment has a largely justified rant about unreasonable reporting on local government, and its corrosive effects on local democracy.  The Brent and Kilburn Times has a striking example of something similar this week (No link; it appears not to be on their web site.

The story is that a private land owner illegally converted his house into 12 bedsits, and the story starts "Brent Council has come under fire..."  Why should Brent Council come under fire for what a private householder has done?  In fact, Brent Council, as the planning authority, is the body sorting the problem out through enforcement action.

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