Lancs council secretly accessed emails September 10th, 2013 admin Latest News Shares Comments Councillors’ emails have been secretly accessed by Lancashire County Council officials, says the former leader of the authority. Tory Geoff Driver CBE said he was “horrified” his emails had been accessed and was taking legal advice. It was part of an investigation relating to the suspension of chief executive Phil Halsall (Southport resident) over the tendering of a contract, he said. The authority would not comment on the case but said it could access emails. Related Comments comments!