Former City Council chief executive resigns from new job after Robin Hood Energy concerns raised

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The former top civil servant at Nottingham City Council has left a job in Northamptonshire after concerns were raised about his involvement in running Robin Hood Energy.

Ian Curryer was the chief executive at Nottingham City Council when Robin Hood Energy was set up in 2015 until this year.

In April, he was appointed by the Secretary of State for Education Gavin Williamson to become the chairman of the soon-to-be-launched Children Trust, in Northamptonshire.

Children’s services in the area are currently rated by Ofsted as ‘inadequate’.

It comes after a highly critical report found there had been ‘institutional blindness’ in the city council’s handling of the energy company.

The customer base of the council-owned energy

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