Theo Leijser Accepts Criticism Of Council Communication
Theo Leijser was speaking at last week’s public meeting on St Mary’s, where he told attendees that a review of the Council by independent local government experts in October had found this was an area of weakness.
Mr Leijser said he had committed to making the Council “more open and transparent” when he started in the role 18 months ago.
But he admitted that the review had found that his organisation was still “not good at engaging in a meaningful way with the community.”
Theo said the Council did not yet have “a trusting, truthful relationship” with residents.
He said he was putting together an action plan to improve the situation.
Mr Leisjer said he would publish the full report, which also looked at areas such as financial planning and leadership, on the Council’s website. And he encouraged islanders attending the meeting “to have a look.”
However, when Radio Scilly looked on their website after the meeting and again this morning, we couldn’t find it.