Scoop report that the appointment of an observer to CCC is to be challenged. A good call. Local government should be local, and a government-appointed observer goes against this principle.
Then there's the problem that it is unprecedented, and may not be legal. Does this government really believe it can do whatever it wants?
And surely between the mayor, the councillors and the senior staff at CCC there is someone who knew that appointing an observer was simply wrong.