Pioneering move or can of worms? LGBT flag move may be equality at a cost
shut Dalmilling golf course.
I would have thought leader Douglas Campbell might have eased his troops into administration on the path of least resistance and controversy.
There are enough waves out there – like a £ 17 million budget deficit – without letting council newbies like Laura Brennan- Whitefield make even more.
As opposition leader Martin Dowey diplomatically put it “During this period of severe cuts on the horizon, our focus is getting on with the job in hand”.
South Ayrshire Council has either made the right decision for all the wrong reasons, or the wrong decision for all the right reasons.
Either way - they’ve made a flagpole- sized rod — their own back. And its first test may come sooner than later.
My humble boozer is home to the Ally MacLeod Tartan Army – with a flag to match the great man’s exuberance!
I’ll be applying to have it flown in honour of his memory - and his contribution to Ayr.
February 1 – the date of his passing – would be appropriate.
It’s also the first day of LGTB History Month . . . what an unfortunate coincidence!
Rainbow colours The LGBT flag, inserted, will fly at council HQ throughout LGBT History Month next February