Chairman Mayor

Meeting: 
MQT on 2011-10-12
Session date: 
October 12, 2011
Reference: 
2011/2894
Question By: 
Navin Shah
Organisation: 
Labour Group
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

At what point was it made 'crystal clear that [you] could not afford to be semi-permanently out to lunch' and 'had to get down and dirty, to run things' for yourself as reported in the Purnell biography? Similarly, what did you envisage the role of the 'Chairman Mayor' to be? And, do you feel that your 'lack of managerial skills' has had a negative impact on your Mayoralty?

Answer

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Answered By: 
The Mayor

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