Allowance rate frozen for borough’s 75 councillors - Leigh Observer

Last week the Taxpayers’ Alliance (TPA) criticised local authorities for imposing above-inflation increases while making service cutbacks due to dwindling government grants.

Chief executive Jonathan Isaby said: “Taxpayers will be shocked to discover the rate at which councillors’ allowances have risen over the last three years, despite local authorities pleading poverty and in many cases raising council tax or cutting services.”

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Allowance rate frozen for borough’s 75 councillors - Leigh Observer
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