Former Griffith councillor Bill Lancaster describes council policy as like "democracy turning in her grave"

Bill Lancaster
Bill Lancaster

A FORMER Griffith councillor has described a move to muzzle councillors from speaking to media as akin to “democracy turning in her grave”.

Griffith City Council has adopted a rule banning all councillors, except the mayor, from speaking to media on council business or policy.

“Don’t expect to hear anything in the next three years from anybody up there contrary to the mayor’s official line on decisions, projects or initiatives,” former councillor Bill Lancaster said.