Community pronouncement? (Brian Smith)

It’s not long since the council was telling us that “the community” thinks that SIC staff terms and conditions are “generous”. It never became clear what and where this community is.
Now councillor Smith informs us that “the community [is] starting to accept the need for change” (ie. massive cuts). He has heard this encouraging news “from several quarters” (Shetland News, 10th February).
I have written to ask for details of this latest community pronouncement.
Brian Smith
Local services branch,


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  • Brian Smith

    • February 13th, 2012 18:03

    I have heard back about the source of Councillor Smith’s statement.

    It is: ‘his constituents’.


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