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Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, February 29, 2016 10:46:07
Lethally dangerous LibDem Executive Councillors Goddard/Derbyshire/Pantall/Weldon/Meikle/MacAuley/Alexander/Roberts et al say it is "vexatious" to ask questions about a new primary school they put on a lethally contaminated site from which brown asbestos fibres were not removed. The school is on a sister site to these:
http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/ombudsman-investigates-claims-stockport-council-10955897















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Stockport LibDems put new school on sister site to this contaminated one

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, February 29, 2016 06:42:36
Stockport Council put a new primary school on a sister site to this one pretending the site wasn't contaminated and failing to removal lethal brown asbestos.

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/ombudsman-investigates-claims-stockport-council-10955897

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Again, no political pressure put on councillors, no siree

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:59:22


http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local-news/rap-for-council-officers-over-planning-965878



Mrs Oliver ,

The committee did not describe the design as shoddy as the minutes will recall . Other members may have made design comments but did not describe them as shoddy . Cllr Harding may have made such a comment, but the planning permission was granted by a large majority .

Again Mrs Oliver you are quick to condemn others without any factual basis . If you believe I deliberately misled the meeting then please take it up with the monitoring officer.

There was obviously no attempt to imply political whipping was involved. To extrapolate this from my comments would be beyond even the most ardent conspiracy theorist, as it would involve Cllr Scott, the leader of the Labour group and a Reddish Councillor being subject to political pressure from a Lib Dem Executive Member, as he also supported the application . Absolute nonsense as we all know !

Regards,

Mark Weldon

-----Original Message-----

From: "sheilaoliver" <sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>

To: "Cllr Mark Weldon" <cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>

Cc: "Peter Devine" <peter.devine@gmwn.co.uk>; "Leader" <leader@stockport.gov.uk>; "John Schultz" <chief.executive@stockport.gov.uk>; "Barry Khan" <barry.khan@stockport.gov.uk>; "Jane Scullion" <jane.scullion@stockport.gov.uk>

Sent: 21/07/08 20:18

Subject: Lies told at Executive meeting

Dear Councillor Weldon

I have double checked with people who were present at the Harcourt Street planning meeting. Several members of the planning committee, and not just or primarily Cllr Harding, expressed concern about the shoddy design, particularly regarding the tin roof. This, as I understand it, meant that as a planning condition changes had to be made to the design of the building. Consequently, your assertion at tonight's meeting that it was just "one rogue" councillor - presumably you were referring to Councillor Harding - who complained about the shoddy design.

Firstly, do I understand from your comments that any member of the planning committee who doesn't completely toe the line and vote as per instructions, and please remember there are a large number of official complaints in about the planning committee and also with respect to them being subjected to political pressure, is to be considered "rogue"?

Secondly, what official procedure should be followed when an Executive Councillor tells lies in an Executive Meeting? Is it strengstens verboten for we plebs to utter any comment in protest?

I really look forward to hearing from you so we can sort this knotty problem out for when future lies are told .

I note from are previous correspondence that you are actively seeking wisdom. I shall be on my knees praying tonight that you might achieve it.

With warmest best wishes

Sheila

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Weldon and Sager met me, read the evidence, did nothing.

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:52:45

24/02/2008

Dear Mrs Oliver,

You indicated in your question to me at the Executive meeting last Monday that you had documents relating to the proposed site at Harourt Street. Subsequently you also expressed in an email the concern that you would not wish these documents to leave your possession. To get around these concerns is it possible for you to present your documents to myself and Donna Sager at CYPD next Thursday 28th February at 4.00pm.? If you present yourself at the reception at the town hall Ms Sager and myself will meet you there. If this is not convenient other times and dates are available.

Yours,

Mark Weldon



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No political pressure brought to bear on planning committee

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:27:21

"STOCKPORT Council officers who failed to alert their own standards body of an e-mail which called for "political pressure" to be brought to bear on councillors over the controversial school at Reddish’s Harcourt Street, have been rapped over the knuckles.

The email exchange was revealed after anti-Harcourt Street campaigner Sheila Oliver requested the release of documents under the Freedom of Information Act on negotiations between outside contractor GVA Grimley and NPS, an arms length Council firm.

The email from GVA Grimley’s Rob Peters to NPS’s Chris Woolard came just three weeks before a decision was made on the school on the former dump site by the Tame Valley Area Committee on July 30, 2007.

In the email Peters asks Woolard if anyone at the Council can ‘help out’.

Peters states in the email: "It may be worth considering whether anyone can apply political pressure to the Committee Members, through lobbying in advance?"

When the e-mail came to light, Mrs Oliver and residents opposed to the new school, complained to the Standards Committee about possible breaches.

In a ruling made last month, a Standards Committee decided that while there were no attempts to influence the decision in favour of building a school at Harcourt Street, it ruled the authority’s monitoring officer should remind officers of their responsibilities.

It stated: "When consultants are engaged in the future to carry out work for the Council on planning and development related activities, that they are made fully aware that any action intended to put members under political pressure to determine issues in a particular way is totally inappropriate and will not be tolerated."

Mrs Oliver who first brought the e-mail to light said: "To be honest the ruling by the Standards Committee raises more questions than it answers. For instance, why was this approach suggesting applying ‘political pressure’ by an outside consultant not brought to the attention of the committee by a Council officer?"

Council Labour group leader, Councillor Peter Scott, said he was alarmed by the approach of the outside consultant adding: "I think this is something we would want to look into and I would like to see a thorough investigation."

A Council spokesman said: "Council officers are unable to control what is written or suggested by people outside the local authority. However, senior officers in the Council are fully aware of the processes for dealing with planning applications, and as a consequence the suggestion presented by the consultants in the email was ignored. The Council strongly refutes any allegation that political pressures were put on any members of Tame Valley Area Committee."

A spokesman for GVA Grimley said: "Any applicant for planning permission and/or any third party has the opportunity, legitimately as part of the planning process, to engage with democratically elected members who sit on a Planning Committee."

http://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local-news/rap-for-council-officers-over-planning-965878



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Dear Mrs Oliver,

The reasons I gave you the verbal answer and forwarded on a copy of my text was given in the very first sentence of my response. I could not, / would not allow your assertions to go unchallenged.

I can also assure you no political pressure was put on any councillors from any party to secure the planning permission.This underestimates the quality and independence of councillors from all parties. Indeed could you seriously imagine that I or anyone else could pressurise for example Cllr Hogg into accepting an application against his judgement ?

Yours,

Mark Weldon

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Tue 19/02/2008 20:47
To: Cllr Mark Weldon
Cc: Donna Sager
Subject: Re: Executive Meeting

Dear Councillor Weldon

One way round this impasse is to give me written answers, as I requested.

Your transgressions are forgiven, of course.

I have no reason to trust Ms Sager and I don't think she will be able to
understand the complex issues without explanation.

I was thinking of writing a letter to the Stockport Express, explaining the
question I asked you last night and pointing out that you really couldn't
have cared any less. I have documentary evidence that on a sister site,
which the Council admits has nothing dangerous on it even 25 years ago the
investigations were carried out to a much higher standard - the standard
which should have been applied at Harcourt Street regarding a strict grid
pattern (BS10175) and wasn't. Do you want to head me off at the pass? I am
quite willing to show you the evidence I have which has convinced the press
and the two councillors on the planning committee who strained themselves to
look at it (the LibDems couldn't be bothered, but it would appear they were
subjected to political pressure to vote the way they did). We shall see
regarding that point in the fullness of time.

Lots of love

Sheila
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cllr Mark Weldon" <cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
To: "sheilaoliver" <sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
Cc: "Donna Sager" <donna.sager@stockport.gov.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 7:36 PM
Subject: RE: Executive Meeting


Dear Mrs Oliver,

Please accept my apologies. It did not register with me that I was only a
"cc" recipient of your previous email, and not the target of your
accusation.

In my defence I have often been accused by you of misdeeds and / or of
having said something of which I was completely innocent.

On a not unrelated point you quoted me from last night that I'd arranged for
a meeting with Mrs Sagar, whereas I had done no such thing as my written
response shows.

I did however ask for you to send copies of any correspondence relating to
the Harcourt Street site to Mrs Sagar. I would happily arrange the refund of
the photocopying costs.

Regards,

Mark Weldon

-----Original Message-----
From: "sheilaoliver" <sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
To: "Cllr Mark Weldon" <cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
Cc: "Donna Sager" <donna.sager@stockport.gov.uk>
Sent: 19/02/08 17:34
Subject: Re: Executive Meeting

Dear Councillor Weldon

You have again misrepresented what I emailed; that is why I always keep
copies of your correspondence. My email was addressed Ms Sager (stating
Dear Ms Sager) and it was she who colluded with the illegal FOI refusal.
She knew it was only maybe four of her folders. How could that take 84
hours to read through and "redact" before I could see them? That prejudiced
a legal hearing. The issue is with the Information Commissioner. I didn't
mention you with regard to FOI abuses and I am delighted you are a supporter
of the Act.

Due to your interminably long and waffling replies, I am convinced these
misunderstandings will continue. I have told you before that you should
keep things simple, especially with your unintelligability. I am sure you
mentioned the word meeting. I would have no intention of leaving my
documents with Ms Sager, and I doubt she would be able to understand them
without explanation. Are you saying that no meeting will now take place?
Then I shall have to keep questioning you on the subject until it does.

Kind regards

Sheila

----- Original Message -----
From: Cllr Mark Weldon <mailto:cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
To: sheilaoliver <mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com> ; Donna Sager
<mailto:donna.sager@stockport.gov.uk>
Cc: John Schultz <mailto:chief.executive@stockport.gov.uk> ; Jane Scullion
<mailto:jane.scullion@stockport.gov.uk>
Sent: Tuesday, February 19, 2008 12:44 PM
Subject: RE: Executive Meeting

Mrs Oliver,
You have again misrepresented what I said at the executive meeting. I stated
quite clearly that if you were in possession of any documentation relating
to the Harcourt street site that were not in the possession of the council
for you to send copies to Mrs Sagar at CYPD.

I attach a copy of my statement which I read out to show that you again have
not taken on board the meaning of my response. This is why I keep a copy of
my responses to avoid all the unnecessary confusion.

I must protest that you allege I have colluded with denying any FoI request.
I have always been a strong supporter of FoI . This is despite the danger
that persons misrepresent documents and estimates from the past as some
sort of proof of some imagined misdeeds and conspiracy, whereas it merely
shows an evolving complex situation being dealt with as reasonably and
professionally as possible.


Yours
M.E.Weldon

________________________________

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Mon 18/02/2008 21:26
To: Donna Sager
Cc: Cllr Mark Weldon; John Schultz; Jane Scullion
Subject: Executive Meeting


Dear Ms Sager

Cllr Weldon stated at tonight's executive meeting that you would meet with
me to go through documents not already in the possession of the Council
which show the Harcourt site has not been thoroughly investigated for
contamination.

Whilst, unfortunately, I have no reason to believe in your honesty given
that you colluded in the refusal of FOI documents supposedly which would
take 84 hours to read, when you must have known the maybe four folders of
your documents would not have taken that long to read, I welcome this
opportunity to put these contamination documents in front of a senior
council officer, so that when further expensive testing becomes necessary,
the Council will not be able to deny knowledge of the facts.

I will come at a time to suit you.

Sheila

PS I must make time to bring to the public's attention that I have been
waiting for an explanation of this appalling behaviour, which prejudiced a
legal case, from Mr Schultz and Ms Scullion since last July. I note the
Leader stated responses must be given within 10 working days, no matter how
exalted the personage involved.


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But the boreholes weren't situated in accordance with national guidelines

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:18:28

Dear Mrs Oliver,

I can confirm that the previous answer I gave to you at the last Executive meeting regarding the site boreholes was correct. I have been in contact with one of the geologists who worked on the report and she confirmed over the telephone the boreholes were situated in accordance with national guidelines.

I of course stand by my response last night that notwithstanding the same commercial ownership of the sites, geologically every site has to be treated as unique for development purposes, and we have to rely on the qualified experts opinion.

Yours

Mark Weldon BSc (Hons) App. Biol PGCE

Executive Member CYPD

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Fri 28/09/2007 19:13
To: Cllr Mark Weldon; Leader
Subject: Sister sites

Dear Councillor Goddard

I don't want a written apology from Cllr Weldon regarding last night, but I do need written confirmation from the Council of the relationship between the two sites at Adswood and Harcourt Street. Apart from the documentary evidence I hold from the Council's own archives, I have today got rock solid proof from Stockport Library.

So, I asked a question to which Cllr Weldon was not in a position to reply as he didn't have sufficient knowledge. He should have acknowledged that fact and obtained a truthful answer for me. Instead he lambasted me and I have already received comments regarding this from shocked onlookers. Well, it turns out that what he was accusing me of was untrue. I do do my research and I do usually know what I am talking about. If I don't then I ask. We have had an instance before at a meeting when Cllr Weldon felt qualified to comment that site wide boreholing had been carried out at Harcourt Street without bothering to check his facts. This council is a stranger to truth and honesty, as we have seen with all the illegal FOIA refusals - 84 hours to read documents which actually took 2 hours, the FOI officer claiming he had shredded documents which I had already seen and I was wasting his time asking to see them again. When I demanded to see them nothing happened, then with one threat to complain to the Secretary of State it turns out these vital documents never existed in the first place. And that was one half of what you based your case on for not building the school at the Fir Tree site - complete lies.

So, as I understand it councillors are not allowed to be rude to council taxpayers. I have enough witnesses from the full council meeting. What I was saying was totally correct abut the sites. It was a very important question. If I don't get the confirmation requested above, a complaint will be going in about Cllr Weldon to the Standard Board. I don't mind either way. As the Germans say, it is all sausage to me. I will give you a week to respond.

Kind regards

Sheila



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If GMGU not experts why use them?

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:15:38

Dear Mrs Oliver,

I will of course arrange for the Fo I officer (I do believe he has your address) to send what information we have regarding your question last night. Following your email this morning it will now be logged as an FoI request . I did make it clear last night as part of my response your specific question would be answered.

However I must disagree with you when you called it a rant. I suspect my obvious prediction of your question and my own previously prepared response which I read out to you in a calm and polite manner highlighting the unscientific and untenable attempt to make a geological link between two sites was not the answer you expected or wanted. I did not point out in council that a Geological unit , would not be expert in airborne contamination, as Geology happens under the ground and is not airborne . I did not make this blatenetly obvious point in public as I did not want it mistaken as sarcasm as I always remain scrupulously polite, as is expected by the code of conduct. However just because you didn't like my response it did not make it a rant. I have been commended by colleagues whose opinions I value, who considered it a robust and detailed response.

My point about the sister site status is geological not commercial. My point which I clearly made last night is that each site has to be treated as unique, with regard to it's geology, topography and what has been tipped, as determined by the results of professional geological examination with due regard to the building techniques and final use of the building. This is all dealt with in the report, copies of which you have now received. I am unable to to use your unqualified, and cheaper ( but hardly free, as explained by your impact on FoI last night) advice and avoid the professional fees. To do so would make me guilty of the disregard for the public welfare and public finances of which you are always so ready to accuse me and others.

The access to council files you ask for would not be unreasonable for an elected member of the authority with a demonstrable legitimate interest in the matter. However I note that you have never put yourself up for election, and so avoid the constraints of the code of conduct as well as all that messy campaigning business of actually gaining a mandate from the electorate.

I however am bound by the code of conduct and endeavour to the best of my abilities to remain honest , and treat all with respect in my written and verbal responses.

Yours sincerely,

Mark Weldon

Executive member CYPD

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Thu 27/09/2007 21:23
To: Cllr Mark Weldon
Cc: Leader; John Schultz; Steve Lamb; Peter Devine
Subject: Sister sites

Dear Councillor Weldon

Please could I have an answer to the question I asked tonight. That ridiculous rant from you did not answer the very precise question. I need to see that Stockport Council has ascertained that GMGU is qualified to carry out the work I mentioned, given the interesting email. Make it a FOIA request if you like. Whatever, but I want to know.

Regarding my many FOIA requests, may I point out that if the council simply let me read through their files without the ridiculous dance we have to go through, then the whole process would be both simple and cheap. It is the Council that makes the difficulties in trying to conceal information which then takes hundreds of emails to prise out of it. Anyway, my complaint has now gone to Richard Thomas, so that is all in his hands. He is supposed to be a decent chap.

I couldn't understand why you laid in to me on the sister site issue. As I was driving to kickboxing it finally dawned on me - you haven't a clue what you are talking about.

Know nowt, don't spout!

Poppet, they are both Jackson's Brickyards sites comprising infilled claypits at a time when no records were kept, but - BUT they were sold together in the same land deal by their owners Christian Salveson who were the parent company of Jackson's Brickworks. I have the document from the Council's own archives. So the sites at Adswood and Harcourt Street were sold presumably on the same day by the same owner to the same new owner. I think that confims sisterhood, don't you angel?

I shall tell Labour and the Tories that you got it totally wrong. What you need to do is research, as I do when I not illegally prevented from doing so.

As always, Councillor Weldon, all my love

Sheila





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LibDems, stroppy or what?

Vale View SchoolPosted by Sheila Oliver Mon, September 21, 2015 19:11:47

Dear Mrs Oliver,

I will of course stop this correspondence forthwith. I will merely note to myself your unwillingness to answer my questions.

Yours,

Mark Weldon

Executive Member CYPD

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Thu 13/09/2007 17:55
To: Cllr Mark Weldon
Subject: Re: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site

Dear Councillor Weldon

I have no interest in continuing this - you are wasting my time. I will
send an inquiry cc the District Auditor about the toxic waste.

Kind regards

Sheila
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cllr Mark Weldon" <cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
To: "sheilaoliver" <sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2007 8:41 AM
Subject: RE: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site


Dear Mrs Oliver,
I note yet again you have not answered any of my questions.
Regards,
Mark Weldon

-----Original Message-----
From: "sheilaoliver" <sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
To: "Cllr Mark Weldon" <cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
Sent: 13/09/07 07:00
Subject: Re: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site

Dear Councillor Weldon

I will go through it again.

Mr. Dunn attended a public meeting. The gentlemen from Viridor and GMWDA
raised the issue of Adswood Tip. We the public were asked whether we had
any questions. I did, but not relevant to SHAC, so I asked them outside the
meeting. I as a taxpayer pay Mr. Dunn's wages, so I presume I am entitled
to ask him questions.

I did not identify the site, as I did not think Mr. Dunn would know it. I
merely stated it was a former Jackson's Brickworks clay pit infilled with
rubbish - a sister site to Adswood Tip. Mr. Dunn stated that very careful
site investigations would need to be carried out (the gentleman from Viridor
confirmed this). This would actually be obvious to anyone with the
exception of Stockport Council. This is a school for goodness sake! Mr.
Dunn then gave me his card.

I merely stated to the Secretary of State that Mr. Dunn had stated very
careful investigations would need to be carried out. I also mentioned that
I didn't think that GMGU was qualified to carry this work out. I cc Mr.
Dunn so if he disagreed with what I was saying he had the opportunity to
refute it.

What this exchange of emails is showing is that you really have no interest
in the danger posed to local children from the inadequate site
investigations (not what was promised by the Executive) and the recent
dangers highlighted at a similar site.

Sheila X



----- Original Message -----
From: Cllr Mark Weldon <mailto:cllr.mark.weldon@stockport.gov.uk>
To: sheilaoliver <mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
Sent: Wednesday, September 12, 2007 9:57 PM
Subject: RE: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site

Dear Mrs Oliver,

I note that you have not answered any of the questions as to your use of Mr
Dunn's position as Executive Director GMWDA. I await your considered reply.

Kind Regards,
Mark Weldon

________________________________

From: sheilaoliver [mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com]
Sent: Wed 12/09/2007 21:51
To: Cllr Mark Weldon
Subject: Fw: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site


Please see below

Sheila
----- Original Message -----
From: sheilaoliver <mailto:sheilaoliver@ntlworld.com>
To: Cllr Kevin Hogg <mailto:cllr.kevin.hogg@stockport.gov.uk> ; Oldfield,
Simon <mailto:simon.oldfield@environment-agency.gov.uk> ; Peter Devine
<mailto:peter.devine@gmwn.co.uk> ; Steve Lamb
<mailto:steve.lamb@stockport.gov.uk> ; John Schultz
<mailto:chief.executive@stockport.gov.uk> ; gwynnea@parliament.uk ;
blearsh@parliament.uk
Cc: paul.dunn@gmwda.gov.uk
Sent: Monday, September 10, 2007 8:00 PM
Subject: Harcourt Street, Stockport proposed school - dangerous site

Dear Secretary of State

The above matter is with you for a call-in decision. The proposed site is a
former Jackson's Brickyard claypit site which was infilled at a time when no
records regarding what was disposed there were kept.

I fortuitously met Mr. Paul Dunn, Executive Director, Greater Manchester
Waste Disposal Agency this evening. He told me that for the site to be used
for the proposed school very careful site investigations would need to be
carried out. Even the promised site-wide boreholing has not been carried
out, and Mr. Dunn felt that specialist contractors would need to carry out a
detailed investigation of this site. I don't believe Greater Manchester
Geological Unit has such expertise.

Given that a similar site had to be shut this week on safety grounds on
account of Methane, I feel it is quite frightening that Stockport Council
intends to build a school on this land without ensuring the safety of the
project. The Planning and Highways Committee totally ignored genuine
concerns about safety which had been raised by the area committee.

I do hope you will give due consideration to these important issues.

Kind regards

Sheila Oliver




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