Some council practices can’t be swept under the carpet
Remember those days well I had to put my own brush together!
So you thought that the tale of Trigger’s Broom was a piece of comic genius from the makers of Only Fools and Horses? According to ROB TAPE, it’s exactly the sort of thing which goes on in local authorities on a daily basis
The council’s internal market invariably throws up some very bizarre ways of working and the most amusing comes from a former boss of mine who is simply the most amazing person I have ever met during my time in local government.
At the time in question we had our own internal warehouse where we stored essential equipment: wood, nails, bin liners, uniforms, etc. Most of the basic equipment that front line operatives would need to carry out their duties. From bin men to grass cutters; window fitters to electricians most of the gear that was…
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