Month: September 2012

Telford & Wrekin to set up another private company

Telford & Wrekin Council are looking for a Commercial Enterprise Manager (salary £58,471 or 12 apprentices) whose job will be to look at following Shropshire Council’s lead and spin off a company to run council services. The council has already

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Tory leader offers Labour a fight (allegedly)

Conservative and Labour borough councillors spent part of last night’s full council meeting arguing with each other resulting in the leader of the Conservatives allegedly offering to take a Labour councillor outside. Cllr Shaun Davies took to Twitter last night

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Labour’s living wage doesn’t apply to Telford & Wrekin Council’s apprentices

Telford & Wrekin Council is advertising vacancies for five new apprentices at the council on the minimum apprentice wage of £2.65 per hour. In the last general election, the Labour Party made a manifesto pledge to bring in a living

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10% Council Tax rise on the cards

Telford & Wrekin Council earlier this year conducted a consultation with the electorate for ideas on reducing the council’s deficit. One option they propose was an increase of max of 2.5% in the council tax along with other action. Local

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Cuts? What cuts?

Despite all the talk of “government cuts” at Telford & Wrekin Council as an excuse for poor service, there seems to be a bottomless pit of money to pay obscene salaries. Last year the council’s Chief Executive also did the

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