Equality & Diversity

Friday, August 21st, 2009

Maybe surprisingly, this isn't another damning list of stupidity under the E&D banner. North Dorset District Council has just been awarded Equality Standard Level 3, which means that we are classed as an "achieving" council within the Equality Framework. As ever, this needs a little unpacking - and it is ...

My expenses (and income)

Sunday, May 17th, 2009

For the record, my expenses are as follows: Financial Year 07-08: allowance £3692.24, expenses £nil Financial Year 08-09: allowance £4196, expenses £878 A few explanatory words of commentary: The allowance is, if you like, akin to a salary - we are paid (and taxed PAYE) in order to represent some of the time involved, ...