Paperwork sent to Conservative councillor’s holiday home for £4,100
Kensington and Chelsea Council has spent thousands of pounds couriering paperwork to a Conservative Councillor’s holiday home in, erm, Thailand. The Tory-dominated council wasted £4,100 shipping materials 8,000 miles on the basis that they ”include large maps which are best looked at on paper”.
Scrapbook can’t help recounting this tale from Liberal Democrat tech guru Mark Pack, given that the man concerned is already the highest paid councillor in the country, Daniel Moylan. As regular readers may recall, Moylan became the nation’s most handsomely remunerated local politician in June after his patron Boris Johnson awarded him responsibilities which pushed his salary to a whopping £131,597.
Conservative bigwigs in the Royal Borough are no strangers to a life of over-exuberance, with first class trips to the US and decadent lunches at the Four Seasons in their taxpayer-funded repertoire. We’re all in this together, or, as they say in Thailand: