Frank Little

Welsh Liberal Democrat candidate for Bryncoch South, Neath Port Talbot County Borough Learn more

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Sickness absence

by franklittle on 29 October, 2010

Neath Port Talbot council has completely revamped its way of dealing with staff sickness absence, with the aim of virtually eliminating abuses while giving better support to those genuinely ill. At a presentation by the review team on Thursday afternoon, there was an almost universal response by council members of “about time, too!”. I would […]

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Health and Safety

by franklittle on 22 February, 2009

There was a useful presentation to members of the county borough council by Charlotte Morgan, Neath Port Talbot’s Health and Safety Officer. The council leads in obtaining independent certification for its H&S policy. Ms Morgan confirmed that not only council employees, but also contractors working on behalf of the council, were bound by NPTCBC’s health […]

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British conditions for workers in Britain

by franklittle on 9 February, 2009

Derek Simpson (general secretary of Unite) is correct: what British workers need is a level playing-field. The Lindsey and Pembroke situations should not be used as an excuse for xenophobia or narrow nationalism. As a Welsh electrician stated on Radio Wales’s “Eye on Wales” tonight, British workers have benefited from the opening of the labour […]

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