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Within days of the Borough Market attack, ‘Boy Soldier’, a trendy sculpture of a small boy armed with a hand grenade, is unveiled in Croydon. Sensitive, no?

The council lets luxury developers get away with building too little affordable housing – and then not paying City Hall the full whack in compensation.

Meet the councillor in Northern Ireland with the worst record for not paying her council rates on time.

Lib Dems face allegations of misuse of public property and breaches of charity and election laws after receiving support from a Muslim charity.

Despite looming budget cuts of £3m, councillors reject a plan to cut colleagues’ already generous allowances – then vote in a £100 rise for all 75 members!

The disgraced Tory who pocketed £6,000 of council cash for a public info app that never materialised finally resigns – and takes a pop at Lord Gnome.

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