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Telegraph | News | EC declared us mad so it could sack us, claim staff

The European Commission has been accused of trying to have troublesome staff declared mentally ill in order to provide an excuse for giving them the sack.
Critics claim that the commission has resorted to tactics "worthy of the KGB" by pronouncing staff unfit for work after grillings from psychiatrists....

Among those who claims to have been a victim of the new tactic is Jose Sequeira, 58, a Portuguese official who is now taking the commission to court over what he says was a deliberate attempt to sack him using psychiatric tests.

Mr Sequeira, who worked in the commission's ministry for development, says he was astonished to read personnel reports which said his behaviour "sowed doubt regarding the state of his mental health".

He was put on permanent sick leave after tests found he suffered "verbal hyper-productivity" and a "lack of conceptual content" in his speech.

And Lord Kinnoch hasn't also been sectioned?

Ceterum censeo Unionem Europaeam esse delendam

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"tests found he suffered "verbal hyper-productivity" and a "lack of conceptual content" in his speech"

Tests administered by whom? And wouldn't that mean most MPs are cuckoo under that definition?

I thought that as well, perhaps the EU is suffering from the psychological phenomena of transference. [testing the spell check in this browser, hasn't croaked so far]

"he suffered "verbal hyper-productivity" and a "lack of conceptual content" in his speech". o, in plain English, he talked a lot of crap.

This might be a sign of insanity in the real world, but I thought it would have been a job requirement in Idiot Central.

Seems like the EC Headquarters is getting more like the Lubyanka every day.

RM

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