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KENSINGTON & CHELSEA
The outfit that manages the borough’s social housing got a ‘commendable’ performance report last year – despite missing 40 percent of key indicators.

BOURNEMOUTH
Despite warnings of the need for caution, council leader John Beesley wants the borough to put £125m of residents’ money into risky commercial property.

LEWISHAM
The council’s controversial deal pledging land near Millwall FC to an offshore consortium of developers is stalled as a former judge sits and ponders.

LANCASHIRE
Cllr Geoff Driver, the county’s Tory leader, remains in his job, despite facing awkward questions from the rozzers about an outsourcing deal with BT.

KINGSTON UPON THAMES
Tory leader Kevin Davis is nominated for the Order of the Brown Nose after approving a motion congratulating himself and his brilliant administration.

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