YE DAMNED CHRONICLES OF SCAMALOT, BOOK THREE
Verses 10-12: How BCC and Scamalot Exploiteth Ye Loopholes in HSE Law
x. It is written that Bristol City Council regulates the renting and use of private properties for ye purposes of Environmental Health. But in order to maintain independent EH regulation for public buildings, BCC properties must instead be monitored by the national government-run Health & Safety Executive.
xi. But lo! If a BCC property is handed over to the “care” of a Property Guardian company such as CAMELOT – then it shall be regulateth only by BCC, forming a clear conflict of interests!
xii. This accursed loophole is one of the reasons why Broomhill EPH with its multiple guardian-tenant occupants living in dangerous squalor did not have to undergo any HMO license checks for three years. So the BCC officers responsible merely turned a blind eye to ye brigandage and neglect of Scamalot!
More verses of this woeful tale of wickedness shall be recounted in Ye Chronicles of Scamalot, Books Four to Twelve, run exclusively in THE BRISTOLIAN