If they were sworn to secrecy how come the Dame was 'in the know' and posting the news on Friday night? It is clear the Dame has friends in high places at WCC. More scoops please! She is particularly keen to know when Cllr Lee Rowley will resign. This is a perfect time for the sensible wing of the Majority Group to clean out the Augean Stables-so to speak.
"Mr Barrow, 59, who has led Westminster council for four years, told stunned Cabinet colleagues of his decision on Friday evening. They were sworn to secrecy until a formal announcement was made on Saturday. He insisted the departure was for personal reasons unrelated to the furore over parking and wanted to "change gear". However, senior Tory sources he had been left with no option but to quit after realising he had become hopelessly isolated within Westminster's ruling Tory group. "He didn't have his ducks in a row and he had no supporters,"