Commentary on local democracy and other matters in Brent by James Powney
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Friday, 15 February 2013
Vaizey Gets It Wrong
I see that Ed Vaizey has told the House of Commons that Brent's library strategy was developed several years ago, before the present government. In this he is simply wrong. The strategy was developed between mid 2010 and April 2011. Had Ed Vaizey's assertion been accurate, the High Court (and subsequently the Court of Appeal) would have been unlikely to have upheld the Council decision.