Council said it could not tell Mr. Bryant how much they had spent so
far in response to Mr. Watson’s Judicial Review application because it was
somehow personal information relating to John Watson. John provided Elwyn Bryant
with written confirmation that he was happy to have his ‘personal information’ made public.
I said I would let you know
what Bexley Council’s next excuse would be.
Their new reason is “the potential to prejudice the court proceedings that are the subject of your question”. They make them up as they go along
Just how knowledge of the vast sum Bexley Council is spending to defend the Chief Executive’s refusal to confirm in writing that she will always comply with the law is likely to influence a judge remains a mystery. Something known only to the criminal minds to be found within Bexley Council perhaps.