Originally Posted by Epping
planning building regs..
the list goes on and on.
All important services, granted but we don't need the host of people who purport to run them. Look at the makeup of any council and there are so many councillors for different "wards" which are absolutely tiny. Often these people are just party officials given a reward for their work for the party. Are you trying to say all of those services couldn't be run without them?
I'm all for employing engineers for street lights, librarians, road sweepers, skilled planning officials, lifeguards etc but most of local government is laden with unnecessary people, small time politicians who add nowt-WTF does a Lord Mayor do for example?