Sheffield Council misled experts on its own £800,000 panel over tree-felling strategy
Sheffield Council conned the public - and an independent panel the authority had established itself at an ultimate cost of over £830,000 - over its approach for felling thousands of street trees in the city, a damning report has found.
The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman has told the council to make an unreserved public apology to the people of Sheffield after also finding it had acted with “a lack of honesty” and falsified specialist advice as thousands of trees were removed from the city’s streets as part of the £2bn highways improvement project with contractor Amey ...
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