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Dragon Interview: Cllr Bob Hughes on the GBC’s HRA Investigation

Published on: 9 Dec, 2023
Updated on: 11 Dec, 2023

The GBC investigation into £multi-million overspends and possible fraud on the council’s ring-fenced housing revenue account (HRA) was a subject of debate this week at the council when the Conservatives proposed that a Special Committee be formed to oversee it.

See: Call for a Special Committee to Oversee Council’s Fraud Investigation Rejected

During the debate at a full council meeting (December 6) Cllr Bob Hughes (Con Tillingbourne) said: “…it is unfortunate that the only solid information that is revealed in this is in The Guildford Dragon.

“That’s our only source of information. I’ve no idea whether it’s correct or not…”

Dragon editor Martin Giles decided to take this up with the councillor which he did on Thursday (December 7 before the article: Confused Messages Over Police Role in GBC’s Fraud Investigation


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