Another letter drops on to the door mat here at Inside Croydon Towers.
It is from our loyal reader, who reckons he has sent more than a dozen emails or letters to the £53,000 per year council leader, Tony Newman, about issues regarding the pot holes on his road or street lighting, and he has so far received not a single response.
As well as incompetence, this is also plain rude.
It appears that our loyal reader is this time trying a different tack to elicit a reply from a publicly funded elected official who told a meeting in the Town Hall chamber this week that the reason for his tardy response rate was because his staff is overworked.
This is the latest missive which Newman expects his staff to deal with:
I watched the debate about plans for the Fairfield Halls in the week and was appalled at your refusal, or non-commitment, to release the Mott McDonald consultants’ report in its entirety.
As a long-suffering Council Tax-payer, I demand to know why you won’t release it. Bearing in mind I paid for some of it.
I am also concerned with the lack of importance some councillors place on council proceedings (such as spending meeting time watching football).
If I had done that at a meeting at work I would have been sacked.
I hope you have reprimanded them and I would also like to see the evidence that you have done that.
Who reckons Newman will reply?
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