The Editor is happy to publish this unabridged and uncorrected letter from Mayoral candidate Jackie Elliott.
( Editor’s reply in next article)
‘Dear Alan Tristram, Editor Kapiti Independent News,
it has been brought to my attention that you have published two arworks and published een more artciles this week containeing incomplete and there fore misleading Information about my involvement in the decision to curt the libraries material acquisitions budget.
‘Your editorial fails to highlight or even acknowledge the fact that as an elected member i have attempted twice to have the council reconsider the decsion.
‘Fails to acknowledge or resond to possible alternative budget options I have put to you, or the organisation you say you are speaking for.
Therefore I ask that any images or editorial containing my name or photograph be removedfrom Kapiti CoastI Independent, K.I.N.( Kapiti Independent News) your Facebook pages and shared with the Neighbourly platform. and any other electronic media sites or blogs. By the close of business, 5pm today Friday 30th August, or I will be filling a formal complaint to the Press Council.
I look forward to your complete and prompt co – operation and a written confirmation to confirm this has been done,
Jackie Elliott – Mayoral Candidate For Kapiti‘