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ROTHERHAM
The leader may have gone, but two councillors with Labour family connections are staying put – despite having sat on committees that were clearly told of child sex abuse allegations as long ago as 2004-5.

SALFORD
Trio agree a secret bailout for the local rugby club… which is followed by a fat redundo cheque and a new job at said club for one of the trio!

WIGAN
A Freedom of Information request about how the council might deal with an attack by dragons… isn’t such a waste of money after all.

TOWER HAMLETS
Why even the regime of Teflon mayor Lutfur Rahman is nervous about the publication next month of a £1m investigation into his council.

CROYDON
Tory group leader Mike Fisher steps aside after secretly pocketing an extra £11,000 on top of his £53,000 council allowances.



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