Surrey councillors sacked over their involvement with an Olympic hospitality company own 40% of the business, Political Scrapbook can reveal. Denise Saliagopoulos and her colleague Ian Lake were forced out over an alleged conflicts of interest between their business interests and their involvement with £740m Olympic contracts in the county. Official documents indicate that the […]

Surrey County Council is in lock-down mode this afternoon, refusing to explain why their Olympics chief has been sacked referred to a standards committee. Councillors and County Hall staff were left stunned when Denise Saliagopoulos, Tory cabinet member for Olympic co-ordination, was suddenly ordered to step down by the council’s Tory leader. Inhabitants of Kinston […]