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Thanet District Council is a tribalistic gang culture says BBC

Thanet District Council officially Dysfunctional according to the BBC with councillors spending more time contemplating their own navels than doing their job.

The department of stating the blindingly obvious also pointed to clear signs time wasting in meetings and playground bullying.

After being shown the webcast by BBC South East Today of the last full council meeting in September, Prof Jones, who lectures at the London School of Economics and Political Science, said it was "clearly dysfunctional". says the BBC Article

This goes only to underscore the need for TDC to be led by a directly elected leader. Someone with the power to put the childish councillors in their place.

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This Normal comment was left by Anonymous [score: 0]:

As seen on several other Thanet blogs over a month ago. Or am I "stating the blindly (sic) obvious"?
04/01/2013 12:08:25

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

Your point, Mr Fake-Name, is exactly what?
04/01/2013 15:57:26

This Normal comment was left by Jason Mews [score: 0]:

Looks like Dr Simon Moores has paid you a visit Matt. LOL.
04/01/2013 16:25:27

This Normal comment was left by Anonymous [score: 0]:

So only real names are allowed on here? Where does it say that? And since when has it been illegal to use fake names on a message board?
04/01/2013 17:44:04

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05/01/2013 11:19:39

This Normal comment was left by Matt B [score: 0]:

Let me be very clear.

1. This post is about the culture at Thanet District Council not a re-enactment of it.

2. This is not a message board it is my website specifically a weblog. My site, my rules.

3. Personal attacks are never, ever cool. They show a lack of maturity and more importantly have bugger all to do with the topic at hand.

4. You are free to disagree with me, to disagree with each other. To hold all manor of opinions but I request that if you take my offer to have your comment shared with the world that you remain civil.

5. We are better than this.

6. Thanet is not served by pointless bickering on someone's blog comments section.

7. 11:19:39 a certain brevity would be appreciated with off topic comments.
05/01/2013 11:33:22
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