Martin Morton appears on Radio Five Live – Stephen Nolan – 16th February 2013

From EIGHT years ago, but nobody was ever made accountable, many of the same councillors remain in situ because they were never investigated and the institutional corruption, bullying and abuse continues uninterrupted………

Wirral In It Together

16th February 2013

https://soundcloud.com/wirral-leaks/the-price-of-whistleblowing

Tonight, Wirral Council whistleblower Martin Morton appeared on the Stephen Nolan programme on Radio Five Live. He gave a compelling and at times disturbing account of the atrocious treatment he’d received both before and after going public with harrowing details of Wirral Council’s long term abuse against disabled people.

His treatment whilst still employed there involved savage psychological bullying by management; repeated intimidation; harassment; alienation; mobbing by groups of managers, the shredding of items from his personnel file, the writing and shredding of secret reports and later, an outrageous claim that he was ‘mad’. Such was the level of cruelty applied, Martin and his wife sank to an extremely low ebb, and with their health failing, even considered taking their own lives. At this low point, he signed a compromise agreement with a gagging clause – one which the council should have been aware breached the…

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