Abbreviations

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Abbreviations to ‘The Fish Rots from the Head’

  • A — NEP Cllr, repeatedly Mayor
  • ACAS — Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service
  • *CC — (Name withheld) County Council
  • Cllr — Councillor
  • B — Labour Cllr who supported me throughout, knowing of the fraud.
  • C — Cllr or Mr Freebie: local description as a renowned ‘scrounger’. Even scrounges cigarettes from local newsagent / tobacconist owner who actually sells cigarettes, as he’s supposed to not smoke.
  • CID — Criminal Investigation Department
  • CPS — Crown Prosecution Service
  • D — Former Cllr and Mayoress; Mrs ‘Freebie’.
  • DI — Detective Inspector
  • DPA — Data Protection Act
  • DTC — Deputy Town Clerk
  • DWP — Department for Work & Pensions
  • E — Thug Councillor, as described locally by those who know him. A North East Party Councillor well known to Police as regularly removed from clubs and bars for his drunken, aggressive and threatening behaviour, threatening arson. Also still suspected of the arson of a community sports building some years ago; never convicted; told investigation stopped as insurance company paid out.
  • EO — Employer Organisation, a regional employer organisation which councils can subscribe to
  • FOI — Freedom of Information
  • HR — Human Resources
  • ICO — Information Commissioners Office
  • Lab — Labour Party
  • MoJ — Ministry of Justice
  • MP — Member of Parliament
  • NALC — National Association of Local Councils
  • NEP — North East Party
  • NHS — National Health Service
  • NMC — Nursing & Midwifery Council
  • PA — Personal Allowance; a monthly allowance which Cllrs receive at this town council
  • PC — Police Constable
  • RefG — Reference Group
  • RMN — Registered Mental Health Nurse
  • TCl — Town Clerk
  • TCo — (name withheld) Town Council
  • UCLH — University College London Hospitals
  • UKCP — United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
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