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Cheshire East councillor Rod Menlove resigns from Cabinet over £800k Lyme Green scandal

Councillor Rod Menlove, Cheshire East's environment portfolio holder, has stepped down from the Cabinet in a shock resignation over the Lyme Green scandal.

Councillor Rod Menlove, Cheshire East's environment portfolio holder, has stepped down from the Cabinet in a shock resignation over the Lyme Green scandal.

An investigation into Lyme Green - in which the council spent £800,000 of tax payers' money on a waste transfer station without planning consent - was completed last month.

Coun Menlove announced his resignation at a full Cabinet meeting this afternoon.

He said decisions on Lyme Green were made without his knowledge but accepted they were made during his watch.

*See this week's Macclesfield Express for the full story.

 

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