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CAMARTHENSHIRE
Police search eight addresses over “alleged bribery offences” in relation to a £200m Life Science and Wellbeing Village scheme championed by the council chief executive

KENSINGTON & CHELSEA
Tory councillor found campaigning for EU elections in the East Midlands – for the Brexit party.

SHEFFIELD
Council re-inspection saves 200 trees previously earmarked for felling – shame about the other 5,500 felled over the past 25-years.

WEST SUSSEX
Rules on relocation waived following case of chief exec who was paid £47,500 to relocate but who did not move.

KINGSTON
Council cashes in on payoffs to public sector employees before government imposed £95,000 cap comes into place.

THREE RIVERS
Chief executive receives hefty salary from new employer despite calls for suspension in previous role over “fundamental breakdown in working relationships.”


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