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Top stories in this issue (1625):

ESSEX
More on the senior officer at the council during the pandemic who has been accused of paying thousands to her mates for unspecified projects.

BROMLEY
A misogynistic councillor suspended from the Tory party for his "despicable" rape-shaming comments has had the Tory whip restored.

HACKNEY
Questions of conflict of interest are dogging a council cabinet member whose charity network got 15,000 minutes of free bike rides courtesy of Lime Bikes.

SOMERSET
The council's "director of resources & corporate services" has made his own job redundant – putting him in line for a £522,942.69 payout!

DERBYSHIRE
After failing to be voted in as chair of a board set up to work with a new combined authority, the council leader threw an astonishing hissy fit.


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