Hard to believe. But we have a double-sourced tip off that the nasty agent's nasty agent Dave Hennigan (above and right)- a former Manchester Councillor - who used to be the Power behind Rochdale Lib Dem MP Paul Rowen (below)'s throne, not to mention the main defender of the faith for the disgraceful rogue Sir Cyril Smith MBE has been sacked.
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If this is true the downside for Rochdale may be that (a) Hennigan will turn up somewhere else to employ his McBride-like skills and (b) the caravan man John Swarbrick (rock bottom, photographing graffiti vandalism) is reputedly even more off the hook.
If Rowen really has grown some and got rid for the persistent bad behaviour that we already know about then good for him. If he hasn't then shame on him. If however there is some new scandal at the back of this LOL will do our best to bring it to our readers at the earliest opportunity.
UPDATE, CONFIRMATION 15:46: It is to be *Adam Power* (right) not dirty Manc man John Swarbrick (left) who will step into Dave Heineken's boot-boy boots. Rochdale Online finally caught up with the story HERE.
UPDATE 18:00: Little bird tells us letters already flying in to Rochdale Observer with tales being told. Dave was regarded as a ruthless bully. The town is breathing a sigh of relief. Who'd have thought he was once a nice Conservative Future activist, helping Ken Clarke in Rushcliffe? then again, now Blaney's training them they are coming out like this.