How Argyll & Bute Works: Castle Toward again

With the publication of the papers for this week’s meeting of the council’s scrutiny committee, a supplementary paper appeared late on Friday written by Ian Ross, chair of the scrutiny committee.

His paper can be read at this link:

SUPPLEMENTARY PACK 1 FOR PERFORMANCE REVIEW AND SCRUTINY COMMITTEE Thursday 27-Aug-2015 10 00 Per

It is highly critical of the way certain material was made available to councillors, something I have had concerns about since the start of the now failed community buyout. I can’t say much more or the thought police will bring another complaint about me to the ethics and standards commissioner but you can come to your own conclusions.

Michael Russell has a piece on today’s National on this and this can be read at the link below.

Revealed: how a community in Argyll was denied the chance to buy a local treasure

There will be more on this in due course, possibly after the scrutiny committee meeting on Thursday.

Author: Michael Breslin

I am no longer a councillor with Argyll & Bute Council but given the appalling treatment I got from the senior officers and a few elected members, I plan to continue keeping an eye on what the council is doing.

2 thoughts on “How Argyll & Bute Works: Castle Toward again”

  1. THE REFUSAL to grant a community right to buy Castle Toward estate in Dunoon was unedifying and perverse , according to an independent report into Argyll and Bute Council s leadership. Scottish Land Fund.

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