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Environment gets under 10% funding of rural LEADER grants despite being a key theme
GAA-related projects got 6% of total funding as community interest in environmental projects ‘not strong’.
Lack of term limits and few women: Governance issues in local development companies
A report by
Luke Butterly
Analysis by Noteworthy finds a significant number of board members serving lengthy terms, with poor gender representation widespread.
A quarter or more of the directors of 10 of these companies are serving terms of more than a decade
Women make up less than 40% of the board in two-thirds of these local groups
Councillor: "There was a disproportionate response to me asking very basic governance questions"
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Google could have another EU-related headache to deal with
The EU’s privacy regulators are pushing for its ‘Right to be Forgotten’ ruling to be applied globally by all search engines.