Friday, 25 February 2011

Braintree councillors: We're all right Jack!

Braintree council reject councillor allowance cap.

A “radical” proposal to cap councillors' allowances at £27,000 was rejected despite support from Halstead town councillors.

Comment: Services being cut, staff jobs and wages being cut but those making the decisions refuse to have their pay and perks cut. Residents of the area should remember this at the next local elections and ask the councillor they are thinking of voting for "Did you vote for a cut in councillor allowances?".

Read the full story from the source Halstead Gazette

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