Colin Campbell's News View

Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell

Woolly thinking to save cash?

LOCAL authority staff have been advised by officials to wear warmer clothes to work so that heating bills can be cut. This piece of guidance – which sounds patronising – has been widely mocked.

Employees may feel offended by such a simplistic diktat, but they have the option of ignoring it.

The real experts in dressing up warm for winter are, of course, those hard-pressed Inverness pensioners who don layer after layer to try and keep out the chill and keep down savagely high fuel bills. That’s not an option for the OAPs but a dire necessity. And there’s no daily escape to cosy, well-heated offices for them.

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