Thanet Star prides ourselves on being The Voice Of The People. We know that this news post will not necessarily meet with positivity with the Council, but we also know that it is absolutely essential that the people of Thanet are aware that their complaints are not being kept confidential.
Yes, you read me correctly. It has come to the attention of Thanet Star, with publicly available evidence to support the claim, that Thanet District Council are including the names of residents who are writing to them with complaints in related communications to their Councillors, and furthermore, that one such resident has had herself publicly named-and-shamed by a Councillor whom she had complained about.
This is completely unacceptable, and honestly, we at Thanet Star are concerned that it might not even be legal.
Continue Reading: Is This Even Legal? Thanet Council Names-And-Shames Local Resident After Complaint Is Filed