Head of Council Democratic Services fails to comply with legislation Print

4th November 2015

Jim Sneddon

Jim Sneddon the Head of Democratic Services at East Renfrewshire Council failed to comply with Freedom of Information legislation.

He was judged to have done so by the Chief Officer - Legal & Procurement at East Renfrewshire Council after a request for a review of Jim Sneddon's decision was submitted.

Jim Sneddon had refused to answer a question put to him regarding the date of the so called second call for community council elections.

Gerry Mahon, the Chief Legal Officer said,

"I am of the view that the information in question is held by the Council and should have been released to you in terms of your rights under the Act."