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Leading Merseyside builder and developer Roy Stewart was charged by police on Monday with conspiracy to defraud Liverpool ratepayers.Charged with him were Derek Hatton, former deputy leader of Liverpool City Council, and former councillor Hannah Folan. All three have been bailed to appear at Liverpool City Magistrates' Court on October 29.Mr Stewart is the first construction industry figure to be charged with an offence as part of the Operation Cheetah investigation into land deals ...

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