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DECLARATION OF INTEREST IN DANGER OF BECOMING UNWORKABLE

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The Guardian's society pages (p7) report on the clash between a local government ombudsman and a former Cheshire CC...
The Guardian's society pages (p7) report on the clash between a local government ombudsman and a former Cheshire CC councillor, over whether ombudsmen's investigations are of public benefit.

The former councillor, Brian Silvester, argues that fear of being 'named' as having a connection with a constituent will mean that councillors will be unable to serve the interests of a significant number of the local people they represent.
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