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Thursday, 26 October 2017
Local Government Non-disclosure Agreements
The Harvey Weinstein scandal has been unfolding, and it is very obvious that the various incidents occurred over a long period because so many people turned a blind eye to what they knew was going on. One of the most effective ways of making this happen appears to have been non-disclosure agreements. Given that these are commonly used in local government, it may well be time for an investigation into what precisely some authorities are using them for. Since the tax payer generally pays out these sums, I think the tax payer is entitled to at least a general description of what advantage is being gained, as well as an assurance that no abuses are being covered up.