Tag: mismanagement

Bug Or Feature?

  Last month, the home secretary, Sajid Javid, said that EU nationals would be asked to answer “three simple questions” in an online form to continue living in the UK once it has left the EU. Applicants will be asked…

Only £5000..? That’s Restraint!

A business management student who pretended to be a Grenfell Tower victim’s son to get £5,000 and free hotel stays was jailed for 18 months today. Mohammad Gamoota, 31, claimed he was living with his father on the 24th floor…

The Slowly Grinding Wheels Of Justice…

Linda Fraser, who works for Bristol city council, could be struck off if the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) concludes that her fitness to practise has been impaired by her conduct. Only ‘could‘…? Fraser, a senior social worker, was…

What You Think You’re Paying For….

…vs what they’ll spend your donation on. Giving money to children’s charity ‘Childline’? Awwww, go on, you know you want to! Those heartrending adverts about abused and neglected kiddiewinks, starved and brutalised by their caregivers, frightened by clowns and…. Wait.…

So, What ‘Diminishes The Responsibility’…

Prosecutor Duncan Atkinson QC said Nandap had been “extensively” assessed by psychiatrists, and after consultation with Dr Ensink’s widow and family the manslaughter had been accepted. “The psychiatric opinion is clear, cogent and unanimous – there was abnormality of mental…

OK, Brian, Over To You…

Brian Dow, the director of external affairs at the charity Rethink Mental Illness, recognised that officers “had to take tough and quick decisions in highly pressurised circumstances”. But he said: “These people are unwell and will already be in great…