Secret meetings did not happen

HAILSHAM Independent Group has not been involved in secret meetings, according to a former Mayor.

Cllr Geoff Rowe, a former Mayor, spoke out at a meeting of Hailsham Town Council at the end of June.

Minutes from the meeting said: “Cllr Geoff Rowe spoke in respect of a complaint received against the council and the subsequent email from the complainant to all councillors. He stated that members of the Hailsham Independent Group had not been involved in ‘secret meetings’ as alleged.”