This reminds me of the French philosopher who wrote to the effect that in
Britain it is good to kill an Admiral from time to time in order to
encourage the others, following the court martial and execution of Admiral
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Connolly" <[log in to unmask]>
To: <[log in to unmask]>
Sent: Wednesday, March 21, 2001 10:26 AM
Subject: Stoke Pottery Museum reply from the Council
> First off... I hope many of you wrote to the councils that Helen and Chris
> mentioned a couple of weeks ago - (Staff cuts and closures)
> I have just received a reply from the Leader of the Council at Stoke on
> Trent regarding the POtteries Museum there. Sadly the letter seemed to
> confirm that there will be jobs losses and that somehow this would improve
> the quality of the service provided. I especially liked some of the
> political rhetoric and 'long sentences with big words that actually say
> nothing' such as
> "We will be provideing a more responsive and outward looking service"
> "The spending choices and changes within staffing restructuring.....are
> to make savings, but also to improve services to visitors by means of
> enhanced team working"
> So the story seems to be sack several members of staff and the team will
> work better ... shurley shome mishtake!!
> David Connolly