One of my main points is that certain people have a propensity to be bullied. If you look at the Release Valve Theory at the beginning of this book, you will see that being bullied often is a kind of learned behaviour, developed to remove tension from a room, even before the person has learned to speak. 359 more words
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3. The council mounted fees on the individual such as use of internal legal people, use of courts (which were not courts of law) use of solicitors, private bailiffs, the Insolvency Service and official Receiver to try and force through bankruptcy, private auctioneers and trustees and law firms. 177 more words
As I mentioned earlier, the Citizen’s Advice Bureau has well documented actions by local authorities against members of the population and outlined the responsibilities that the councils do hold, even though they try and abscond themselves from these duties. 238 more words
Therein lies our first clue: Just because someone says they are not responsible, does not mean they should not be responsible.
Go back now to any other form of bullying in this book and you will see characteristics shared between the individual bully and the public organisation: 118 more words
The CAB has produced documents which show how almost half the UK’s local authorities have been acting outside the law and in a heavy handed fashion towards citizens who have fallen behind with their council tax payments, or people who were previously exempt from council tax, now needing to pay for the first time. 166 more words
This is something that the Civil Service should be doing, but of course we all know they are simply pushing pens and paper around Whitehall and drowning their lack of any executive power in subsidised drink. 102 more words