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Is Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer at Stockport Council, guilty of offences under the Fraud Act 2006?

Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer, Stockport Council Posted on Thu, September 19, 2019 11:35:25

“2 Fraud by false representation (1) A person is in breach of this section if he— (a) dishonestly makes a false representation, and (b) intends, by making the representation— B 2 Fraud Act 2006 (c. 35) (i) to make a gain for himself or another, or (ii) to cause loss to another or to expose another to a risk of loss.

(2) A representation is false if— (a) it is untrue or misleading, and (b) the person making it knows that it is, or might be, untrue or misleading

3 Fraud by failing to disclose information A person is in breach of this section if he— (a) dishonestly fails to disclose to another person information which he is under a legal duty to disclose, and (b) intends, by failing to disclose the information— (i) to make a gain for himself or another, or (ii) to cause loss to another or to expose another to a risk of loss.”

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/local-news/baby-boom-sparks-primary-school-689600  “The document says unused school buildings could be reopened and council bosses said they have not ruled out reopening closed schools such as North Reddish Juniors.”

This newspaper report is from June 2012 and talks of re-opening the existing Edwardian school the new still gassing toxic waste dump school was intended to replace. The toxic waste dump school opened in September 2011, less than a year earlier.

“You are building the new school too small” I said to the entirely LibDem Executive at Stockport Council.  “Don’t be vexatious”, they replied.

They knew the birth rate in the area was growing like Topsy and not falling.



Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer Stockport Council, says asking questions about missing community facilities is “vexatious”.

Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer, Stockport Council Posted on Thu, September 19, 2019 11:19:26

At the still-gassing, toxic waste dump primary school site, because public playing fields were being developed, Sport England imposed a £650k planning condition.  These new facilities should have been provided before the new school opened in 2011.  To date there is absolutely nothing on the site, and all questions as to why there is nothing there are deemed “vexatious”.

They cheated local people out of their legal right to replacement community sports facilities, and as there is absolutely nothing there, who trousered the hundreds of thousands of pounds which should have been spent on these?



Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer at Stockport Council, does she ever uphold the law?

Vicki Bates, Monitoring Officer, Stockport Council Posted on Thu, September 19, 2019 10:34:06

When the Stockport LibDem councillors decided to develop a recreation ground, as I understand it they should have consulted the public and held a public inquiry if there were any objections under the Acquisition of Land Act 1981.  Obviously, they did nothing of the sort and every time I tried to raise the matter I was branded “vexatious”, and I still am.

This is how they treated recreation grounds they destroyed to build their bypass for votes (fourth row down on the right), with a newspaper announcement of their plans and the right to object.

No such protection for a recreation ground Stockport Council wanted to develop for the school.