Celebrated Daily Mail columnist Andrew Pierce is a devoted follower of The Dame. As the Dame sat enjoying her early morning toast and honey she was drawn to the below. She hopes Mr Pickles and Mr Shapps reads how Sir Cockle and the Cheesecake Eater Cllr 'don't defame me' Moylan are 'avin a larf at their expense...read on Dear Reader but remember you read it first in the Hornet. If you are an RBKC cllr you won't see it on the press cutting circulation: Dear Leader censors such comment.....
"COUNCIL RUFFS IT"
As Cabinet minister Eric Pickles fights to cut council leaders’ fat-cat pay packages, he’s taking advice from Tory-controlled Kensington and Chelsea Council.
But close study of official documents suggest the council itself could benefit from a bit of belt-tightening.
It has allocated £800,000 from its ‘ceremonials’ budget for the provision of ruffs, silk coats, salaries and pensions for a civic officer; a mace bearer; two assistant macebearers; a chauffeur and a £120,000, V50,000cc Bentley as the official council car.