The worst bunch ever (Nicol Thomson)

Oh, what all these people who are supposed to be running our affairs do in the name of silliness. I would think that half of them would not be needed.

Do the councillors know that the cuts should come from the top and not from the bottom?

Rest assured, the new Anderson High School will be costing £52 million by the time it is finished.

The Shetland Charitable Trust should give the council no more money as they just throw it away.
Why is that while there used to be two good men who looked after the roads and the ferries, it is now just a shambles.

These are the worst bunch of councillors we have ever had. They were all on about stopping the Christmas bonus but I didn’t hear any of them shouting about the failed Bressay bridge and also two tugs at Sella Ness, which were no use, costing £14 million. And now they are trying to sell them!

What about these shares in the Norröna cruise ship? What happened to them?

As the saying used to go, if you can still use it that is, there are far too many chiefs and not enough indians!
They should be trying to pay off their outstanding debts before getting themselves into even more debt.

Nicol Thomson


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  • john irvine

    • March 7th, 2015 19:48

    You are spot on Nicol, I think a lot of folk have short memories and I really do think that some of the councils dealings would need to be looked at a lot closer.

    I would put into serious question those white elephant tugs for example, from the yard that built them, the unusual and untested design and last but not least the fact that there were some who took early retirement as soon as the contract papers were signed.

    All very, very suspicious.

  • Steven Jarmson

    • March 15th, 2015 11:42

    Indeed. This council set out to be a council that made decisions and got things done.
    Bit they’ve turned out no better than the last council.
    Spending lots and lots of money on expensive consultation exercises to try and save little amounts.
    Perhaps politicians should be financially liable for their time in office.
    That might train a few minds.


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