Monday, 24 August 2009
Sunday, 9 August 2009
Underlying the dispute are wider issues about consultation:
* Should the council have the power to decide not to consult on major projects that impact on the people of Brent?
* Are the minutes of consultative forums the property of the meetings themselves or of the council members and officers?
*What happens when participants in the consultation process seek to extend democracy and accountability and the council seek to limit it?