Mixed messages from Birmingham City Council

November 26, 2009 11:12 AM

West Midlands blogger The Stirrer makes an interesting observation today, noting that Birmingham City Council are still happily hiring for highly paid non-jobs, seemingly unphased by how insensitive this might look to taxpayers and soon-to-be redundant staff.


The newly created position is for a Climate Change Adaptation and Green Infrastructure Manager on a tidy £40k per year. It looks as though BCC are prioritising their mission to save the planet over and above more immediate financial problems…


West Midlands blogger The Stirrer makes an interesting observation today, noting that Birmingham City Council are still happily hiring for highly paid non-jobs, seemingly unphased by how insensitive this might look to taxpayers and soon-to-be redundant staff.


The newly created position is for a Climate Change Adaptation and Green Infrastructure Manager on a tidy £40k per year. It looks as though BCC are prioritising their mission to save the planet over and above more immediate financial problems…


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