Auditor says 'complexity' of the investigation delays final report of probe into deputy leader's farms estate tenancy

An inquiry into the awarding of a county council farms tenancy to its deputy leader has proved more complex than was first thought, says a report by a senior auditor.

PUBLISHED: 18:18 17 September 2019 | UPDATED: 18:18 17 September 2019

John Elworthy

Manor Farm, Girton, which has been let by the Cambridgeshire County Council farms estate to the deputy leader of the council Cllr Roger Hickford. The council has also agreed a £183,000 investment at Manor Farm and are in talks with Cllr Hickford to extend his five year lease by 14 years. Picture: ARCHANT

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source: Wisbech Standard

2019-09-17 20:47
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