Re: So, continuing the follow-up of the disaster
> The customer thought they were paying for principled consultants but the supplier actually supplied principal consultants instead. So no wonder the council was screwed.
Back in the days when Managers had secretaries to do their typing, our dubious IT Manager advertised for a "Principle Secretary".
We minions were much amused by this, arguing that it would be a Good Thing, since demonstrably he had no principles of his own.