Inappropriate use of public funds, Jerry White

chris taylor made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

This request has been closed to new correspondence. Contact us if you think it should be reopened.

Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Local Government Ombudsmen,

My follow-up request dated 4 February 2010 appears to have been overlooked.

Talking to BBC Radio Five Live was not part of Jerry White's LGO duties and doing so would be a private matter. Why then was Jerry White's claim (against public funds) for re-imbursement of a taxi fare to BBC Radio Five Live Coventry, to be interviewed on 6 September 2009, not refused by the Commission?

Yours faithfully,

chris taylor

Foi Officer, The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman

Dear Mr Taylor

Our ref: CS/10/031

My apologies for overlooking your previous request.

Doing media interviews was part of Jerry White's work activities as Local Government Ombudsman.
Therefore his travel claim was legitimate.

Yours sincerely

Hilary Pook
Communications & Records Manager | DL: 020 7217 4734 |
Local Government Ombudsman's offfice | 10th Floor |
Millbank Tower | Millbank | London | SW1P 4QP | |

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