Friday 3 August 2007

Jobbie McJobsworth strikes again

Did you know that there are volunteer coastguards? I didn't, but there's not so many as there used to be:
AN ENTIRE Coastguard unit has resigned in protest at the sacking of their leader - hours after he led the search for a father and son killed in a canoeing tragedy.
It's "Elf 'n' Safety" of course.

I note that the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has all of the usual equality and diversity claptrap.

Here it is in action:

"We are disappointed and saddened it has come to this. We have tried to work with Murdo to iron out the difficulties but for us now, Murdo is history."
So there we have it. An entire volunteer team has gone, are "history" in fact. Better that Elf 'n' Safety prevails even if Ness no longer has any coastguards

1 comment:

David Farrer said...

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David Farrer
Ah, yes.

5 August 2007, 19:07:48 GMT+01:00
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Outer Isles? Just a guess, of course, but might the water of life have played a role?

5 August 2007, 16:37:14 GMT+01:00
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David Farrer
In the Mail a team member is quoted as saying, ".. he and others believed the reason for the sacking was not about health and safety, adding: "We believe something else is going on""

3 August 2007, 21:28:41 GMT+01:00
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Phil A
These people (H&S) are – well vermin really. I wonder how long before people finally get fed up with them and their fellow travellers who seem to want to control our every move and curtail all out liberties.  
The trouble is the Sheeple bleat for just that, so they can be perfectly safe forever and have no responsibility infantilism forever.

3 August 2007, 21:25:02 GMT+01:00
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"a number of incidents ": Rule 17 - distrust anyone who says "a number of...". Why won't he tell us what this number is?

3 August 2007, 20:46:06 GMT+01:00
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Bill (Scotland)
I kept re-reading your post and then the Scotsman article to try and discoer precisely what this man had done to upset these people, then I found this in the article: 
" The spokesman would not specify what those health and safety concerns had been, but said they involved Mr Morrison's "methodology" of working." 
I think it is quite unacceptable that they hide behind such completely unsatisfactory obfuscation - why are they being so coy at saying openly whatever it is that they think? For fear of the derisive laughter that would ensue?

3 August 2007, 11:19:42 GMT+01:00