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A Sharp Exhale Of Air

by | 10th, April 2006

‘YOU will be doubtless interested to learn that the matter of Storer v Bedminster Down Secondary School, Bristol, has reached an end.

A Bristol employment tribunal says that in the case of the ‘farting’ chair, Sue Storer had been “free to arrange” to buy a new chair.

Mrs Storer makes no comment. Although her chair is less than complimentary…

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JOIN us now in the Citizen’s Advice Bureau where Sue Storer is looking at her entitlements.

Smells like money

As the Mirror reports, Storer is a deputy headmistress at Bedminster Down secondary school, Bristol, driven to despair by her working conditions.

Last year, Ms Storer was “forced” to quit her £48,000 a year job because of her chair. As the art teacher explains: “It was very embarrassing to sit on. I asked for a chair that didn’t give me a dead leg or make those embarrassing farting sounds.”

Surely, Ms means “breaking wind”, but we are not here to talk about standards, and return to Ms Storer’s complaint.

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