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“Cover up” claim over council chairman’s sudden resignation

Date: Friday 17th February 2017

CLAIMS of a cover up have been made over the sudden resignation of Eden Council chairman Mike Tonkin.

At the first meeting of the full council since Mr. Tonkin stepped down on 31st January, the authority’s vice-chairman, Joan Raine, openly questioned his “mystery” resignation.

“Is this council covering something up as there seems to be an air of mystery here?” said Mrs. Raine, who temporarily chaired last night's meeting at Penrith Town Hall.

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