Skegness Council’s Spin of a Coin Decision

Cllr_Samuel_MoodySome amusement was created a meeting the Skegness Council when the Chairman (Mr Sam Moody) suggested that the spin of a coin should decide the acceptance of a tender for laying new water mains.

Two local men each quoted Is per lineal yard, and the manager said he would not care to express opinion to which was the most capable.

Council agreed with the suggestion, and gave the work to the successful contractor

Source: Hull Daily Mail – Monday 05 January 1920

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