Last week’s General Purposes Committee meeting had an interesting piece
hidden away at the back. It was the discipline procedure for staff. There were
30 serious offences. This was No. 19.
That seems remarkably similar to “conferring a financial or other material benefit on herself” for which Councillor Maxine Fothergill was found guilty of Misconduct and asked not to do it again.
But she is a Councillor and therefore entitled to the protection of her Conservative colleagues. Offence number 19 apples only to staff. And what is the penalty for staff under any one of those 30 sins? “Normally dismissal without notice.”
One rule for them…
Index to related blogs. (Maxine Fothergill.)