Confidence vote in mayor not on table following legal advice

first_imgNews Pinterest Pinterest Facebook LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton Facebook Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published WhatsApp Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Members of Donegal County Council have been furnished with legal advice suggesting it would be virtually impossible to force a vote of no confidence in the mayor.In the letter, prepared at the behest of Mayor Brendan Byrne, the council’s solicitors say that his handling of the vote which saw this year’s budget passed in the chamber was correct, and he acted legally and within the council’s standing orders at all times.The advice also says that such a vote could not be taken in the absense of the mayor, but if he were in the chamber, he would have to chair the meeting himself, and that in itself would create an extremely difficult situation.Members of the other parties are questioning the content of the advice, and whether or not the mayor should have sought advice at the council’s expense. The letter was circulated at a special meeting which is continuing in Lifford to discuss the various meetings leading up to the budget meeting in December. WhatsApp Twittercenter_img Twitter RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Google+ By News Highland – January 18, 2010 Three factors driving Donegal housing market – Robinson Previous articleCouncil discussing budget controverseyNext articleDonegal based B&B body predicts better times ahead News Highland Confidence vote in mayor not on table following legal advice Google+ Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Business Matters Ep 45 – Boyd Robinson, Annette Houston & Michael Margeylast_img

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