New Deal Investigation

End to debate is in sight

Over the last five months, there has been a lot of comment and controversy over Burngreave New Deal’s management, governance and how it accounts to the community it serves. It was taken up by the Sheffield Star and by the City Council, which decided to investigate. The change in control of the Council at May’s elections added a twist. Finally, though, matters seem to be coming to a resolution with New Deal announcing the intention to make their Chief Executive, John Clark, redundant.

These pages contain a summary of the story as it unfolded, with links to articles, a summary of the audit report and comment on the politics surrounding the story:

The Unfolding of events

A summary of how events have unfolded from January this year, with links to coverage in the Star and the Messenger.

What the audit report said

Sheffield City Council’s Internal Audit department drew up a detailed report on Burngreave New Deal’s management and governance.

Council debate the New Deal investigation

Wednesday June 4th saw Sheffield’s full Council receive and debate the report on the investigation into alleged irregularities in appointments and awarding of contracts at Burngreave New Deal for Communities.

New Deal investigation - What does it mean?

Comment on the politics behind the unprecedented attacks on the Burngreave New Deal for Communities programme and management in the Sheffield Star and in the Sheffield Council Chamber. This article looks at the context of recent events.

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