Council accepts peer review's call for change

By Mark Whitehead | 19 April 2022

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has accepted a peer review’s calls for change after it found the authority’s culture was ‘inward-looking’.

The Local Government Association corporate peer challenge said power was invested in a small number of long-serving officers and there was some ‘unusually controlling senior officer behaviour, which needs to be addressed through a cultural shift in the organisation’.

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