UNELECTED PAID ‘ADVISORS’ TO COUNCIL

MORE paid advisors added

Should we not, as the rates payers, be having a say here? The Nelson Mail tells us that Council have elected 4 MORE PAID ‘advisors’ to Council who are UNELECTED… and paid from our rates.

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When does Council legally have to consult?

CONSULTATION PROCESS The Local Government Act 2002 for local councils states specifically that Council have to consult over financial planning and decision-making. There is a statutory obligation to use the special consultative procedure in particular

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WHAT??? and PAID??

DID YOU KNOW that councillors have appointed 15 paid advisors to Council (more than the number of councillors!) and that these so-called ‘External Appointees’ have voting rights on the various committees or subcommittees they’ve been

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