Six councils in the North West feature on the Taxpayers' Alliance list of those with more than 20 staff earning more than £100,000 a year. They are:
- Warrington (34 people)
- Liverpool (28 people)
- Manchester (28 people)
- Stockport (25 people)
- Cheshire West and Chester (22 people)
- Oldham (20 people)
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A man has today has been convicted of murdering his seven month old son after smothering him at a flat in Lancashire.
Police in Lancashire are appealing for help to identify a man after a schoolgirl was approached and touched inappropriately.
Council chiefs in Stockport are urging those who are in health risk groups to get the flu jab, as the flu virus has appeared in the town.