HARLOW Council’s leader has set the record straight over their £2.5 million payment to a company based in Guernsey.
Councillor Mark Ingall was responding to questions from the deputy leader of the Harlow Conservatives.
Deputy leader, Cllr Joel Charles, firstly asked the council why it did not have an “off-shore tax-haven policy”.
He then further asked why the council did not insert a legally binding clause in the contract re off-shore status.
You can see cllr Ingall’s responses below.
YH has discovered that neither the council leader at the time (Jon Clempner) nor the portfolio holder for regeneration, cllr Tony Durcan knew about the payment.
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