Friday, November 05, 2010
Has Matt Wrack blown his winning edge?
The anonymous email received by James O'Brien of London's LBC radio station suggested a febrile atmosphere among the bods of what firefighters have come to call "Toad Hall" – an affectionate moniker for City Hall, in honour of fire authority chief Brian Coleman's insult to another assembly member last year. It said fire chiefs had concluded that they had to win the dispute before 5 November. They had instructed their PR company to "unleash the forces of hell" on firefighters.