Nicholson Walks, Eventually

If David Nicholson had any pride he would have gone as soon as the Mid-Staffs scandal broke, but the man with no shame is clinging on until next March.

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One again sorry seems to be the hardest word, apparently his “profound regret” isn’t preventing him from quitting his £211,000-a-year post for another ten months. Off to collect his massive pension pot and escape accountability. Presumably he won’t be giving back his iPhone either…




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