Ten headlines we could be writing in 2016
RSPBA adjudicators can no longer judge family
The UK pipe band organization has been under constant pressure to do something about close relatives (brothers, parents, uncles . . .) judging family within a band. “There have been too many obvious conflicts where RSPBA results (rightly or wrongly) have been questioned on the basis of judges having relatives in bands they are judging.” If the organization were to survey its members they would undoubtedly find that there’s hardly a band that condones family judging family, except of course for bands that obviously benefit.