Tag Archives: Stephen McNamara

Missing in action: Stephen McNamara

Is that a lycra-clad lawyer clutching an old wig I see disappearing over the horizon? The Bristol Blogger, November 25 2009 Yep, as predicted, the tragic old wig-wearer has done a runner. As a major care scandal gently laps at … Continue reading

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From the comments …

by Steven Norman November 28, 2009 at 5:26 pm I believe that Bristol City Council should issue court proceedings for recovery of this outstanding money. At this moment in time it is public money that has been paid to one … Continue reading

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"They will not get a brass farthing"

The Steve Norman “come on and take me to court then” story appears in today’s Evening Cancer. A couple of passages are worth further analysis: Police, social services and the watchdog the Care Quality Commission (CSCI) investigated earlier this year … Continue reading

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McNamara: "I know nothing"

I’ve come across some self-serving, backsliding, cowardly tosh from senior officers at Bristol City Council in my time but Stephen McNamara’s response to Steve Norman’s recent invitation to take him to court takes the biscuit: “I do not know anything … Continue reading

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McNamara: "Come on if yer 'ard enough"

It’s getting just like the old days. Who can forget that fine June of 2005 when our city’s esteemed wig-wearer -in-Chief, Stephen McNamara decided to take action after the Campaign to Save Daycare in Bristol paraded 10ft-high placards through the … Continue reading

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McNamara's Mimosa madness

The bewigged anti-human fool that passes for a legal expert down at the Counts Louse, Stephen McNamara, excels himself again. Now the man that took council behaviour to a new low in 2005 when he personally patrolled the entrance to … Continue reading

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Democracy suspended by council officers so they can write blank cheque for World Cup

Yes you read that correctly. It’s totally unprecedented but normal democratic procedures at the council have been suspended on the personal orders of unelected Chief Exec Jan Ormondroyd and unelected Wig-Wearer-in-Chief Stephen McNamara in order to force through the city’s … Continue reading

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Right up our street?

The news that Doughty Street Chambers have opened an office in Bristol seems to have gone entirely unremarked so far. Strange, as the head of Doughty Street Chambers has quite a media profile. It is of course the notorious left … Continue reading

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Bristol's grand censor-in-chief

I see our old friend Steve Norman’s asking a question of  leader “Call me ma’m” Janke tomorrow at cabinet about Mimosa Healthcare and the morbidly dangerous levels of care they provide on her behalf to our city’s elderly people. I … Continue reading

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Legal news

Fine sport at yesterday evening’s highly entertaining 14 minute marathon cabinet meeting as our morally challenged snob of a new leader, Babs Janke, treated us to a remarkable lesson in relativism as she defended her racist councillor, Shirley Marshall (Blogger … Continue reading

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