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Javelin Park incinerator latest: our response as Gloucestershire County Council asks court to shut down Community R4C

Just a week after the long-delayed auditor’s report into the Javelin Park incinerator was finally presented to Gloucestershire County Council’s audit committee, the council is continuing with legal action to forcibly close down Community R4C, the Community Benefit Company that has brought the incinerator contract procurement irregularities to light. There will be an online hearing […]

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Report fails to prove Javelin Park contract was lawful: Greens demand changes to County Council’s procurement practice

After the long-delayed auditor’s report into the Javelin Park incinerator failed to establish that the incinerator was lawfully procured, Stroud District Green Party is calling for an end to the “culture of secrecy” around major contracts, and for lessons to be learnt from record-keeping and transparency failures in this case.     In the report, presented today […]

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Green Party reaction to Gloucestershire County Council’s legal action against CR4C over incinerator

Molly Scott Cato at Javelin Park

Responding to the news that Gloucestershire County Council is serving a winding up petition via the courts on the community benefit society Community R4C, Stroud District Green Party said: “In the week when the highly regarded Channel 4 Dispatches programme has highlighted the way public money is being wasted and recycling being burnt in Council […]

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Government have failed, say Stroud Greens – call for community covid19 trace system

Green councillor to put motion to Gloucestershire County Council calling for a local contact tracing. As more evidence emerges daily of the failure of the government test-and-track system, Greens are calling for Gloucestershire to establish its own contact-tracing system. Cllr Rachel Smith, who will be putting the motion to Council, said: “It’s clear the government’s […]

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