For those not familiar with the reasons for my joy, I invite you to read these pieces.
UPDATE 06NOV: It is also worth - for the humour value - reading Rahman's own response in the linked Telegraph piece, on quite possibly one of the biggest abuses of power and public funds in my lifetime:
“The report highlights flaws in processes. These are regrettable. We will learn from this report and strengthen our procedures accordingly,” he said."Flaws in our processes", indeed.
I suppose that Derek Hatton must have said something similar in the dying days of Liverpool City Council.