The Old Thing turned up to 'check it out' as Ludo puts it.
|A Council kitchen|
|Managing the Margaux|
The Council was not going to stump up; the money was desperately needed for more important things, such as Opera Holland Park and marble for Exhibition Rd.
What got everybody staring down at their desks, except for Cllr Palmer, busily trading his penny stocks on his council laptop, was the item noting he had been reported to the Ombudsman for gross and vile behaviour.
A great innovation in the proceedings was the preparing of questions for Cabinet members.
In future, denser members, like Cllrs Campbell and Weale, could be pre-briefed by long-suffering officers to prevent them putting their feet in it all the time.
After just thirty-five minutes, the Dame could hear a chorus of rumbling tummies.
Our councillors were getting impatient for the dinner gong, and a chance to get on with the important part of the evening...a feast on the tax.