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CRAWLEY
The council licensing officer at the centre of bribery claims over Gatwick's transfer service says he was allowed to retire in the middle of an investigation.

BEXLEY
The London borough is ordered to refund people who have been overcharged for social care thanks to its high administration fees.

BRISTOL
Labour mayor Marvin Rees has spent more than £40,000 in the past year on ads with Reach titles, including the Bristol Post he doesn't seem to want to talk to.

ABERDEEN
Two Lib Dem councillors are in hot water for allegedly failing to treat "with respect" a fellow councillor who was convicted of sexual assault in 2018.

SLOUGH
Since the borough council asked the government for £15.2m last month to bail it out, the extent of its financial problems has become clearer.


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