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Access to local council meetings: ministerial letter

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A letter from the Local Government Minister to all councils urging greater access to council meetings

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A letter from Local Government Minister Bob Neill to all councils urging greater access to council meetings.

He calls on councils to adopt a modern-day approach so that credible community or ‘hyper-local’ bloggers and online broadcasters get the same routine access to council meetings as the traditional accredited media have.