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Top stories in the latest issue:

The Labour council is thinking of lobbying the government to stop it having to open its accounts to pesky council taxpayers who ask awkward questions.

The charmed life of county leader Geoff Driver – arrested in connection with a police investigation into a council contract, but who is still in the chair.

How a council threat to withdraw advertising from Greenwich Weekender brought the paper to heel and turned it into just another propaganda organ.

The city says goodbye to yet another chief executive – this time Anna Klonowski, who leaves after seven months with a £70,000 payoff.

More on silver-tongued lawyer Mark Greenburgh, whose way with words almost derailed a pricey legal investigation into the former deputy mayor.

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UK Secures Historic US Trade Deal with 220% Tariff on Plane Parts… JC Personality Cult Queried by St Matthew Parris – Biblical Times Exclusive… Why We Should Leave Meghan And Harry Alone – 94-page Daily Mail Special… Taking a Knee and Grabbing a Pussy: a President’s Guide to Locker Room Etiquette… Me and My Publicist, with Clare Balding… Tesht Match Shpecial – Live from Drunk-as-Lords… Uber Boss to Go to Appeal Court Once He Finds Postcode… An Evening with Peter Baxter and Henry Blofeld, as told to Craig Brown

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- Insp Knackered: Cops rebuffed on access to the Eye subscriber list
- Not Impress-ive: Keeping watch on the useless press watchdog
- Crash course: Slicker on banking’s long-running foresight saga

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Private Eye Issue 1453