Monthly Archives: July 2014

Why did Haringey pay Sharon Shoesmith so much?

It is being widely reported that the accounts published by Haringey Council reveal the amount that was paid to Sharon Shoesmith to settle her legal challenge to the decision to sack her back in December 2008 (note to the press: it was not an … Continue reading

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Is obesity a disability?

It probably is – sometimes. It depends, really. In America it is well established that being obese counts as a disability (actually my only source for this is an episode of the Simpsons, but Matt Groening wouldn’t lie would he?). Here … Continue reading

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