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Top stories in this issue (1623):

WEST NORTHANTS
Disgraced former council leader Jonathan Nunn finally resigned the Tory whip last week after coming under pressure from local MP Andrea Leadsom.

ENFIELD
Former councillor Nesimi Erbil is the new secretary of his local Labour party, despite two criminal convictions and a five-year party suspension.

PEMBROKESHIRE
No one has been charged over what a barrister has described as an "extremely unsophisticated and simplistic" fraud more than ten years ago

ESSEX
The council has largely sat on its hands since concerns about poor governance and wild over-spending were first reported to the authority in 2021.

DERBYSHIRE
The county council has been branded "dysfunctional" after announcing closures including children's centres, care homes and day centres for the elderly.


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