Tag Archives: Lincs County Council

Chronology of a Complaint

[Just collecting in one place links to all the documentation regarding Lincolnshire County Council, in chronological order.] Original complaint letter to Debbie Barnes, Director of Children’s Services – 16th April 2012 Reply from Debbie Barnes – 26th April 2012 Letter … Continue reading

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Bathing Blue and Catching Up

[Bumper set of blog posts today, while I’ve got time!] Apart from the misery of Emily being so poorly, we have been doing bits and bobs over the last few weeks. Just before the weather turned sour again, and before … Continue reading

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Huffington Post

I’m delighted to say that I will now be blogging regularly for the Huffington Post on home education and mind-body-spirit topics. My first post there is: Ultra Vires Home Education Monitoring – Badman Via the Back Door? – highlighting that … Continue reading

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But If You’ve Got Nothing To Hide…

Since I decided back in April to take a stand against Lincolnshire County Council’s home education power grab, I’ve had a depressing number of people shake their heads in bemusement at me or at Jon, online or in real life, … Continue reading

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Lincs CC Complaint#10 – A Reply to Mr McArdle

In the interests of transparency, so lacking in Lincolnshire County Council, this is the email reply I sent to Tony McArdle this evening. At close to midnight, on a Friday, which by his logic ought to earn me brownie points … Continue reading

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Lincs CC Complaint #9 – Down the Rabbit Hole

I received an email on the dot of 5.30 this afternoon from Tony McArdle, Lincs County Council Chief Executive, attempting to put me in my place for having dared to say unkind things about his council and their competency. The … Continue reading

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Lincs County Council Complaint #8

The final chapter? Who knows. This evening, I wrote to Lincolnshire County Council’s Chief Executive, Tony McArdle. Of course, he won’t dirty his own hands with the matter, but it might make some of his minions sit up and take … Continue reading

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