Tory councillors who voted to give themselves 11% pay rise should be ashamed

Conservative led North Northamptonshire Council has voted to give its councillors an inflation busting 11 per cent pay rise whilst council staff are still waiting to hear about their salary increase, rumoured to be around 2%. Council leader Jason Smithers will now receive an annual allowance of £42,990 – an increase of 6.5 percent for […]

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At least £10bn needed to save essential services

Nottingham needs strong confident leadership not a retreat into submission

500 staff are being invited to leave the Council with a payoff as senior leaders decide to downsize in response to Covid-19 challenges