Council workers given fully-paid time off to 'volunteer'

January 08, 2009 10:58 AM

Rage Aargh!  What is it with the lunatics in our Town Halls?  First Worcestershire County Council employs bureaucrats to tell people how to dish up their dinner, now Cheltenham Borough Council are giving their council staff time off to do volunteer work.  To rub salt in the taxpayers wound – they’ll be fully paid while they 'volunteer'.


You can read the story here.


On that note, please ask the Council leader, Cllr Stephen Jordan, why he thinks it’s acceptable for council workers to take fully-paid time off to gallivant around the borough on the taxpayer’s dime.



 

Rage Aargh!  What is it with the lunatics in our Town Halls?  First Worcestershire County Council employs bureaucrats to tell people how to dish up their dinner, now Cheltenham Borough Council are giving their council staff time off to do volunteer work.  To rub salt in the taxpayers wound – they’ll be fully paid while they 'volunteer'.


You can read the story here.


On that note, please ask the Council leader, Cllr Stephen Jordan, why he thinks it’s acceptable for council workers to take fully-paid time off to gallivant around the borough on the taxpayer’s dime.



 

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