By Our Correspondent
If last week you heard what sounded like the distant rumble of thunder then it was probably actually the sound of Carole Caplan storming around his Council House PR hidey-hole having had his plan to hold ‘the Council cannot confirm Heather Tomlinson’s forthcoming exit …’ line blown out of the water.
Having had this line faithfully trotted out for a week or two since the story was leaked to the Evening Post by a councillor, it seems another journalist from an esteemed local organ called the city council several times last week seeking comment.
Carole’s brilliant plan to hold the ‘nothing can be confirmed or denied’ line was shattered when the journalist told Carole’s crew that in fact they had (and had had for some considerable time) a copy of the resignation round robin email that Heather herself had circulated to all education department staff and 160 odd schools a few days after the story had broken! Doh.
Cue grumpy Carole’s (albeit high pitched) ape-like mid-afternoon noises …